Professionals

Bruce A. Kugler

Bruce Kugler is a partner in the firm’s patent prosecution group. His practice focuses primarily on patent prosecution and client counseling in the areas of mechanical, electro-mechanical, chemical and process engineering. Bruce’s expertise includes decades of experience developing IP strategies related to oil and gas products, mining equipment, electronics, and battery technology, environmental technology, manufacturing processes,…

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Joseph E. Kovarik

Joe practices intellectual property law, with an emphasis in patent prosecution, patent litigation, mediation of patent disputes and in the licensing of intellectual property rights. With his technical training in biochemistry and molecular, cellular and developmental biology, Joe represents many innovators in the medical device and biosciences fields.  His varied practice includes both patent prosecution and enforcement…

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Bradley M. Knepper

Brad is a shareholder and past president of the firm. In his practice, he has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications for clients in a wide range of technological disciplines. His clients consider him an experienced and trusted advisor. Brad manages complex portfolios of work for domestic and international clients. In his practice, he prepares…

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David B. Kellis

David Kellis, a shareholder, practices in the areas of patent preparation, prosecution, and considered counseling on portfolio development and protection strategies.  David helps his clients realize the full potential of their intellectual property. “I work to provide options for my clients,” he says, “to give them the greatest flexibility to make decisions that implicate their…

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