Keith is a registered patent attorney whose practice includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications; working with clients on design patents; and counseling clients on issues regarding the patentability of inventions, patent rights in foreign countries, and the infringement and validity of U.S. patents. He also regularly performs portfolio review for clients, including freedom-to-operate, invalidity, patentability, and opposition searches. Keith is also experienced in the preparation of invalidity and non-infringement options for utility and design patents.
In addition, he has significant experience in conducting trademark clearances, registering trademarks, negotiations and licensing, and adversarial proceedings before the U.S. Trademark and Appeal Board and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
Keith’s clients are primarily in the chemical and life sciences industry, including chemistry, chemical engineering, oil and gas-petrochemicals, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
He was recommended by Legal 500 US in 2015 for Patent Prosecution.