Brent is an intellectual property attorney with Merchant & Gould’s Denver office. He focuses his practice on patent preparation and prosecution efforts. A former Patent Examiner, Brent works with Patent Office personnel in a strategic and collaborative manner to obtain patents of appropriate coverage and scope.
Collaborating With Clients to Reach the Best Solution
As a strategic partner, Brent emphasizes connection and collaboration. This starts with identifying and diving deep into a client’s purpose and then continues throughout representation through ongoing conversation and transparency into his efforts. He asks the same commitment of his clients.
Brent encourages a team atmosphere, where initial ideas flourish into brilliant solutions to realize overarching business objectives. He ensures all parties are on the same page and are working together toward the same goals.
Pursuing the Broadest Protection for Greatest Value
As a previous Patent Examiner with the USPTO, Brent gained invaluable insight into Patent Office processes and procedures. He knows how to relate with patent examiners when discussing patent strategy in view of Patent Office guidance. Now, as a patent prosecutor, Brent routinely converses with patent examiners in a productive manner and, ultimately, achieves successful outcomes.
Finding Greater Purpose for Patents for Further Benefit
Thanks to Brent’s background in engineering and IT, he has a keen sense on how to best map a client’s patent application to various areas of technology. This allows him to expand business case concepts, adding further value to patentable ideas as well as laying the foundation to further a client’s patent portfolio potential.
Always Striving for Greater Knowledge & Success
In practice, Brent is consistently seeking to be better and to do more for his clients. As such, he has been recognized for his work in publications such as Super Lawyers, where he was listed as a 2018 Rising Star.
Outside of work, Brent enjoys spending time with his family. But you’ll also find him seeking greater knowledge and insight about all that surrounds him. He’s lived in various areas around the U.S. and has relished the opportunities to dive deep into those local cultures.
Call Brent Today to Discuss Your Patent Portfolio Strategy
Intellectual property is only as valuable as your strategy allows it to be. Increase your patent’s value by partnering with an IP attorney who is dedicated to helping you pursue your company’s biggest goals. If this sounds like the right approach for your business, call Brent today at (303) 357-1182 or contact him via email.