Sheridan Ross Adds Five Attorneys, One Patent Agent

Sheridan Ross P.C. is proud to announce the addition of six new hires including Matt Holohan, an intellectual property litigator, who is joining the firm’s litigation practice group. In addition to Holohan, the firm also four associates: Autumn Hartman, Susan Miller, Daniel Shuminer, and Brett Winborn, PhD, as well as patent agent Kenneth Monington, PhD.

Holohan is an experienced business and legal advisor who excels at counseling clients through high stakes intellectual property disputes. He represents national and international companies in a variety of matters but focuses on intellectual property litigation and related issues. Matt roots his counsel in the day-to-day business realities his clients face, offering strategic advice throughout the litigation process and counseling on non-litigation business strategies. With a background in physics, Matt’s experience translates to a wide range of technologies, including electrical engineering, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, mechanical devices, and consumer products.

Hartman is an associate attorney who focuses on all aspects of trademark and copyright protection. Autumn’s work includes developing and implementing domestic and foreign prosecution strategies for clients in a range of industries. In her daily practice, Autumn handles trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, and portfolio management for clients of all sizes.

Miller is an associate attorney in the trademark group.  Her practice focuses on helping companies protect their brands and reputations. She works with clients across a range of industries to develop and implement comprehensive brand-protection strategies domestically and abroad. Her work includes assisting clients through all stages of the trademark prosecution process from brand clearance to enforcement and portfolio management.

Shuminer works with clients on all aspects of intellectual property portfolio protection, particularly with electrical and telecommunications technologies. He partners with clients to develop and implement comprehensive protection strategies, both domestically and abroad. His work entails advising clients throughout the lifecycle of a patent from invention harvesting and due diligence to drafting freedom-to-operate and noninfringement opinions, as well as assisting clients through the complex patent prosecution process. He also counsels clients regarding post-grant proceedings.

Winborn focuses his practice on helping innovators within the biotechnology, life science, and medical device fields craft comprehensive protection strategies for their technologies. He partners with clients through all stages of the patent development process from due diligence and freedom-to-operate intelligence to prosecution and post-grant proceedings. Dr. Winborn’s practice focuses on molecular and cellular biology including the areas of biochemistry, microbiology, nutraceuticals, therapeutic methods, and genetic engineering.

Monington is a registered patent agent with experience in the general areas of electrical engineering, information systems security, applied communication, and geographic information systems. His work focuses all aspects of domestic and foreign patent prosecution from due diligence searches through prosecution and post-grant reviews. Dr. Monington excels at helping clients create and implement comprehensive protection strategies tailored to their particular needs.

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