A partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, Ed focuses on the prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications involving mechanical and electro-mechanical subject matter.
Trained as a mechanical engineer and with experience in industry, he handles applications dealing with varied technologies, including:
Internal combustion engines, particularly motorcycle and single-cylinder utility engines
Motorcycle oiling, air intake and exhaust systems
Automotive fuel injection and cooling systems
Power transmission systems
Vehicle wheel, suspension, and braking systems
Hybrid vehicle systems
Automotive interior systems
Automotive and industrial bearings
Commercial refrigeration systems
Commercial and residential HVAC equipment
Power tools and other consumer products
Ed places special focus on helping clients avoid competitor patents during product development, during which Ed is accustomed to working side by side as an extended team member with his client’s in-house legal counsel and product design engineers. Ed has considerable experience working with clients early in a product development cycle, conducting state of the art or landscape investigations to help identify disruptive patents or patent portfolios within his clients’ market segments.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Edward J. Evans