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MEET THE TEAM

Our Team

Adam Bell Ph.D.

Founder and Partner. USPTO registered Patent attorney with over 20 years of law-firm and in-house experience. Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, J.D. from University of California College of the Law, San Francisco.  Vast experience practicing patent law and managing strategic IP portfolios. Director and board member of several companies including www.iplegaled.com, the No.1 IP paralegal training course in the US. Passionate about education, the environment and creating a better tomorrow for our children. Active in pro bono work with veterans associations.

Matthew Kaser Ph.D.

Senior patent agent and firm manager. 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. He worked 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.

Richard Dybowski Ph.D.

Expert technical advisor in the fields of AI and ML. Richard Dybowski is a world renowned expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has spent over 30-years developing and applying AI and artificial neural networks to real-world problems for clinical applications, chemistry, biotech, agriculture, environmental and other highly complex systems. Very few people have a comparable depth of understanding of AI.

Gregory Scott Smith 

Of Counsel. Highly respected patent attorney with 30 years experience providing patent  expertise for large corporations, including IBM, Samsung, and Atheros Communications (Qualcomm), and for scientists and engineers in technical areas including but not limited to nanotechnology, medical devices, mechanical arts, chemistry, data storage technologies, biotechnology, agricultural technologies, integrated circuit devices, and manufacturing processes. Additional expertise includes over 10 years experience providing strategic guidance to companies and inventors in the areas of patents, trademarks, joint development agreements, and technology licensing. B.S. Genetics, J.D.,  Patent Attorney, Active Member of California State Bar. USPTO Registered Patent Attorney.

Phil Wagner 
Of Counsel. 20 years experience of patent preparation and prosecution. Technical fields include  integrated circuits, electro-optical systems, mechanical devices, and software, data acquisition systems, test and measurement instrumentation, and display systems. Further technical experience with microprocessor, microcontroller, communications, A/D, D/A, I/O, and flat panel display components and systems. B.S. Chemical Engineering; Registered USPTO Patent Agent.

John Kelly EE 

Patent agent. With over 20 years years of experience in complex electrical engineering, chip fabrication, guidance systems and missiles and aerospace, He is an expert in computer related inventions. John provides our clients with expert support for electrical, software and and AI portfolios.

Shari Miller BA 

Senior IP paralegal and Thompson-trained Trademark specialist. Working with various aspects of IP including both trademark and patent law administration. She is highly skilled in communicating and coordinating with clients and understanding their business needs.

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