Gary J. Connell
(303) 863-2995

1560 Broadway
Suite #1200
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. Connell's practice includes patent prosecution, technology licensing, patent opinions and strategic counseling, with an emphasis in the technology areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemistry.

His patent practice covers preparation and prosecution of applications with extensive experience in both the United States and foreign jurisdictions. Mr. Connell assists clients in negotiating and drafting license agreements for a range of technologies. His practice also includes the study of patents in the preparation of validity and infringement opinions to assist clients in their business decisions.

His experience in patent prosecution, licensing and opinion work is a foundation for counseling clients to develop strategies for enhancing the value of their technologies and reduce their risks in competitive environments.

Trade Secrets and Confidentiality
Technology Transactions and Licensing
Patent Prosecution
Patent Office Post-Grant Proceedings
Green Technology
Life Sciences

George Washington University (J.D., 1986)

Haverford College (B.S., Biology, 1982)

Pennsylvania, 1991

Colorado, 1986

United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1985

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Licensing Executives Society

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Colorado BioScience Association -- Board of Directors

Best Lawyers®, 2015-2018 (Lawyer of the Year, 2018)

Colorado Super Lawyers, 2012-2016

IAM Patent 1000, 2014-2016

5280 Magazine Top Denver Attorneys, 2015-2018

Speaker: “Obviousness Type Double Patenting” American Intellectual Property Law Association, July 2017.

Connell recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2017

Gary Connell appointed to Colorado BioScience Association Board of Directors

Gary Connell has been appointed to the board of directors for the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA).  Connell will serve a three-year term working in partnership with the association’s staff on key issues impacting the more than 600 Colorado companies currently operating in the bioscience industry. Read more...

Gary Connell Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2015

Four attorneys from Sheridan Ross P.C., a Denver-based Intellectual Property law firm, were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 in the areas of Copyright Law, Trademark Law, IP Litigation and Patent Law. Read more...