Brian J. Assessor is a registered patent attorney handling patent applications, prosecution, and related matters for solo inventors, start-up companies, and corporate clients in a variety of technological areas. Brian’s computer engineering background provides him a unique perspective when advising clients on intellectual property matters related to software and hardware. Additionally, Brian has a diverse technical background that includes working on various medical devices including software, hardware, and mechanical systems. Brian works closely with inventors to develop patent strategies to fit their business goals. Brian files both U.S. and international patent applications in areas including software, hardware, network infrastructures, semiconductors, telecommunications, mechanical devices, and consumer products.
Prior to entering private practice, Brian worked at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a patent examiner, where he focused on error detection and correction as well as fault detection and recovery. Brian also has experience as a patent analyst conducting various patent related searches as well as performing patentability, infringement, freedom to operate, and state of the art analyses.
- Patent searching and related counseling related to patentability, validity, and infringement
- Development of strategies to protect intellectual property
- Computer and electrical engineering