Brad combines his extensive legal experience and background in engineering with the valuable insight of a former patent examiner to help clients creatively advance their patent applications and strategically develop their portfolios. He concentrates his practice on prosecution, counseling, and litigation in all areas of intellectual property. Brad has years of patent drafting experience in a range of industries and technologies, including mechanical, software, and business method arts. He frequently prepares freedom-to-practice opinions and has served on a number of successful Banner Witcoff teams that have obtained favorable rulings for clients in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings and patent litigation. He enjoys working with clients to craft innovative strategies to build and protect their patent portfolios, both domestically and internationally. He has spoken at numerous conferences and authored several articles on a variety of intellectual property topics, including IPR proceedings and prosecution strategies in light of the America Invents Act.