Brian P. Sullivan

Brian P. Sullivan

Partner, Law Office of Thomas E. Lees, LLC
Of Counsel, Stevens and Showalter, LLP

Professional Experience

Mr. Sullivan is of counsel to the firm. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton (1995), and a J.D. degree and an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from the University of Dayton School of Law (2010). Mr. Sullivan was a recipient of the CALI Awards in Patent Practice and Procedure, Intellectual Property, Legislation, and Digital Music Copyright. His practice emphasizes client counseling regarding U.S. and foreign patent matters including portfolio management, prosecution, and IP enforcement, and also includes the areas of trademarks, copyrights, branding, and intellectual property litigation and support. Mr. Sullivan has extensive electrical engineering experience. In the twelve years between getting his undergraduate degree and entering law school, he worked as a field applications engineering specialist. During this time, he supported digital designers across the United States in the design and use of Altera field programmable gate arrays (FPGA).


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