Team

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EUGENE LHYMN

CEO and Founder

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

– Former USPTO Patent Examiner (TC 3700)
– Over a decade of experience in patent examination, research, and analytics
– Technical Engineering experience in automotive design, finite element analysis, cryogenic gases

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JILLIAN SHERMAN

Vice-President of Marketing & Client Relations

B.S. Communications, Florida State University

– Over a decade of experience in various leadership roles within Media Production (television and radio)
– Vast experience in developing and nurturing relationships with new and existing clients

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LEAH ARREDONDO

Director of Client Relations

B.A. Communication Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

– Over 10 years in sales and customer service relationship roles with sophisticated clients
– Five years in sales management / business development management roles

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DEBRA BRUCE

Search Director

(Specialties: Medical Device, Mechanical, & Electrical Searching)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, MIT;
M.S. Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University

– Registered Patent Agent, 7 years of Intellectual Property Research experience
– Former USPTO Contractor
– Technical experience in defense systems (Raytheon, Northrop Grumman)

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MITCH GRAFFEO, J.D.

Director of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Searching

(Specialties: Pharmaceutical, Chemical, & Medical Device Searching)
B.S. Biology, Medical Technology, Binghamton University;
J.D. Brooklyn Law School

– Former USPTO Examiner (chemical & Biotech Arts)
– Big Pharma in-house experience (Merck)
– Over a decade of experience in patent examination, research, and prosecution

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Aaron Colquitt

Patent Search Associate

(Specialties: Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, Medical Device Searching)
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University

– Former USPTO Examiner (Biomedical Devices Arts)
– Registered U.S. Patent Agent
– Over a decade of IP search expertise (public and private sectors)

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PILI BAILEY

Patent Search Associate

(Specialties: Pharmaceutical and Chemical searching)
B.S. Biochemistry, Cal Poly University
M.S. Chemistry, Georgetown University

-Former USPTO Examiner (Chemical Arts)
-Vast experience in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Structure searching (FTO, invaldity, state of the art)

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SITA DESAI, J.D.

Senior Patent Search Associate

(Specialties: Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, & Medical Device Searching)
B.S. Chemistry, Biology, Baylor University
J.D. Baylor University

– Substantial experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patents
– Extensive experience in preparing infringement contentions, invalidity contentions, claim constructions, freedom-to-operate opinions and non-infringement opinions
– Experience in matters before the PTAB, including CBM Patent Review proceedings.

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HERB LACEY

Senior Patent Search Associate

(Specialties: Computer Science & Electrical Searching)
B.S. Electrical Engineering, NC State
M.S. Computer Science, NC State

– Registered Patent Agent
– Substantial technical experience in embedded systems, encryption, neural networks, machine learning, and software design