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George C. Lewis, P.E.



Shelley M. Terrell

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Confidential Industrial Waste Client—Protection of New Wastewater Treatment Processes

A wastewater treatment company developed a very effective treatment technology using different unit processes from various vendors. It was known that ultimately, as soon as the technology was put in service, the technology would disclosed to the vendors, the vendors’ temporary employees, and many other parties. From the pilot data it was also determined that no other know trea...

  • University of Denver, J.D., 2002
  • University of Colorado - Boulder, M.S. Chemical Engineering, 1993
  • Cornell University, B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1988
  • Colorado State Bar, 2002
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Engineer, State of Colorado
American Chemical Society

Selected for inclusion in IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, Colorado, 2017-2019


Speaker, Hot Topics and Best Practices in Patent Prosecution, IP CLE Conference, January 10, 2024

Presenter, 3D Printing: Adapting Strategies and Curtailing Legal Implications in the Ever Evolving IP Landscape, The Knowledge Group, October 10, 2018

Featured speaker, The Photo Show: George Lewis, Copyright Law, interviewed by Mike Pach with KCMJ 93.9 FM, October 12, 2015

Presenter, Trademark and Copyrights for the Artist, Colorado Springs Art Guild, June 24, 2014

Panelist, Trademark and Copyrights for Startups and Entrepreneurs, 12th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute, May 29, 2014

Co-Presenter, The New Tool for Patent Defendants- Inter Partes Review, Colorado Association of Corporate Counsel In-House Counsel Forum, April 16, 2014

Speaker, Practical Copyright Protection for Photographers, Colorado Photographers Learning Group, April 10, 2014, and April 19, 2014

Presented Patent and Intellectual Property Law at Colorado School of Mines, Management of Technology, EBGN 563A, 2013

Presented Patent and Intellectual Property Law at Colorado School of Mines, Management of Technology, EBGN 563A, 2012

Presented Copyright for Photographers, jointly to Colorado Photography Learning Group – South and Southern Colorado Photography Society, November 14, 2012


Quoted, Plantiffs Must Wait to Sue Over Copyrights, High Court Rules, Law Week Colorado, March 11, 2019

Unemployment claims by federal employees up in Colorado as government shutdown drags on, Colorado Sun, January 9, 2018

A New Dimension In IP Law: 3-D Printing, Law360, co-authored by Paige S. Stradley,  April 16, 2014

A new dimension for IP law: 3D printing, Minnesota Lawyer, co-authored by Paige S. Stradley,  March 13, 2014

Using IP to Position Your Company for Sale, Corporate Counsel, January 13, 2014.

Introduction to Engineering and Patent Law, Alexander Dawson School, December 6, 2013

How Inter Partes Review Became A Valuable Tool So Quickly, Law360, co-authored with Andrew J. Lagatta, August 16, 2013

How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Your Patent Portfolio, By George C. Lewis and David St. John-Larkin, Law360, February 21, 2013

Design Patents, a Tool Being Redesigned for the 21st Century, BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, October 26, 2012

Cablevision: Remote DVR Service Creates Copyright Challenges for Content Providers, Intellectual Property Today – September 2009

Invention Harvesting Begins At The Top, Law360, July 2009

Intellectual Property Holding Companies: A Strategic Analysis, Intellectual Property Today, May 2009.

A Cautionary Crocs Tale, The New World of Instant Competition, Colorado Biz Today, June 2008.

Domain Brand Enforcement Offers New Challenges Post-ICANN, Intellectual Property Today, August 2008.

The Crocs Cautionary Tale And Instant Competition, Law360, September 2008.


Supreme Court Lets IPR Stand but Shakes it Up, by Doug Chartier, Law Week Colorado, May 7, 2018

West Coast Attys Have High Hopes For New USPTO Office, Law 360, June 25, 2014

IP Reform Putting Trolls On Defense, By David Forster, Law Week Colorado, May 12, 2014

Lawyers Weigh In On High Court’s Patent Rulings, By Julia Revzin, Law360, April 29, 2014