Bell & Associates
San Francisco, California
Patent, Trademark & technology Law
MEET THE TEAM
Our team of highly experienced attorneys and agents all work remotely without the need for a brick-and-mortar office. This makes for happy and productive attorneys and reduces cost for our clients.
MATTHEW KASER Ph.D.
Passionately enthusiastic about science, and bringing that enthusiasm to the most complex areas of patent law, Matthew holds a doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Wales. His impressive academic experience includes post-doctoral positions at the University of California, the University of Texas, a post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology at the REI Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a faculty position at the UCSF Department of Pediatrics. Matthew then worked as a patent agent at Incyte Genomics in Palo Alto, and then as Director of IP at Mendel Biotechnology. He is registered to practice before the USPTO. Matthew is an author of many papers and books on immunology. He is an ardent amateur anthropologist with a particular interest in the development of language.
ADAM BELL Ph.D.
Of counsel. Patent attorney with over 20 years of law-firm and In-house experience. PhD University of Oxford, JD University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Many years of drafting and prosecuting patent applications and creating strategic IP portfolios. Director and board member of technology-focused and patent law-focused companies including www.wabeso.com, www.scotbio.com, www.iplegaled.com and www.patentpathway.com
J. CURTIS EDMONDSON P.E.
Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, and a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). He also brings years of experience in electrical engineering, software systems, missiles & aerospace engineering, litigation and complex transactional IP. While at Hughes Aircraft Curtis worked on the Venus Radar Mapper project.
EARLE JENNINGS M.S.
A professional engineer and registered patent agent with extensive commercial experience, Earle holds an MS in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas, a bachelor's in Mathematics from Thomas Edison State College. He is an expert in computer related inventions. He is a member of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), IEEE, ASME, and the National Association of Patent Practitioners.
JOHN KELLY EE With over 20 years years of experience in complex electrical engineering, chip fabrication, guidance systems and missiles and aerospace, John provides our clients with expert support for electrical, software and and AI portfolios.
SHARI MILLER BA Senior IP paralegal working with various aspects of IP including both trademark and patent prosecution. She is highly skilled in communicating and coordinating with clients and understanding their business needs.
VICTOR SAUNDERS Ph.D. (hon.) Provides support in all aspects of intellectual property development, valuation and and strategic management.
OUR TRUSTED SUPPORT TEAM
Our specialist support team provide a wealth of expertise in specific technical fields.
Peter Wickman, P.E. is a Professional Engineer with 20 years of medical device and pharmaceutical experience, California Registered Professional Engineer ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green BeltASQ Certified Quality Engineer specializing in Medical Device, Drug/Device Combination Products and Process Development
Dr. Terry Lo is a highly trained academic and patent agent and provides expertise in complex structural chemistry and genetics.
Dr. Mandy Ward is an Oxford and Stanford scientist who supports biotech applications.
Lea Morgan is in charge of our administration, marketing and client relations and also administers our accounts and billing and deals with our contracting accountants.
Our technical drafting and design service is provided by PatentsInk.
We maintain a cordial relationship with former US Patent Office examiners who are able assist us when needed with complex proceedings at the USPTO.
Our partner firms in Europe, Japan, China, India, Korea, South America, Australia and Canada, are a trusted and valued part of our extended team with whom we have worked for many years. They provide an invaluable global-reach for our clients.