Harness Dickey Names Five Attorneys as Principals
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been named as Principals of the Firm. Harness Dickey would like to congratulate: John W. Fitzpatrick of the Reston, VA office, Brian D. Hollis, Thomas J. Krul, Michael A. Schaldenbrand, and Michael L. Taylor, all of the Troy, MI office.
John W. Fitzpatrick
focuses his practice on patent application preparation and prosecution in the areas of semiconductors, including semiconductor structure, semiconductor wafer processing and equipment and semiconductor fabrication and packaging.
Brian D. Hollis
focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in various technical arts including medical devices, orthopedic devices and various electro-mechanical systems. His practice also focuses on counseling clients regarding patentability, invalidity, infringement, and freedom to practice.
Thomas J. Krul
focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications in mechanical, electromechanical, furniture members and furniture actuators, energy transfer and storage, welding technologies, valve and piping systems, and fuel cell technology areas. He also conducts investigations for and prepares novelty, freedom to practice and validity opinions, and prepares and prosecutes trademark applications.
Michael A. Schaldenbrand
focuses his practice on obtaining, enforcing, and licensing intellectual property rights in the United States and abroad. His areas of specialty are in the computer, software, business method, and electromechanical arts. Mr. Schaldenbrand also devotes a portion of his practice to counseling clients, assisting in patent litigation matters, and preparing legal opinions related to patentability, validity, and freedom to practice.
Michael L. Taylor
focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting patents and trademarks, freedom to operate as well as due diligence investigations, and litigating intellectual property matters. His background encompasses many aspects of chemical, biochemical, and mechanical arts. His practice also includes assisting clients in preparing and prosecuting matters in the United States as well as internationally in many fields, including chemical and mechanical matters.
Please join us in congratulating John, Brian, Tom, Michael, and Michael.