Services

In representing our clients, we offer a team oriented approach. The unique talents and experience of each team member allow us to provide responsive and quality services.

Patents

Our team is available to assist in the preparation, filing and prosecution of patent applications in both the United States and foreign jurisdictions. Generally, after an initial consultation, we can advise you on a recommended course of action with respect to protecting and creating an asset out of your innovation. Please contact us for further information.

Trademarks

Your mark is a valuable and tangible business asset that should be protected. Our team is experienced in the trademark filing process, as well as representation before the trademark office and in trademark disputes. Please contact us for further information regarding trademarks.

Copyrights

Protecting your creativity and original works is an important consideration when thinking about your intellectual property rights. Please contact us for further information.

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About Us

Geza C. Ziegler, JR.

Patent Attorney, Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education
J.D. - Quinnipiac University M.B.A. - Sacred Heart University B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering - University of Bridgeport

Experience
Geza concentrates his practice in patent and trademark matters. He has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, mainly in the electrical, computer, business method and mechanical arts. He is also involved with developing patent opinions and post grant proceedings, and in particular, ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings. With respect to trademarks, Geza is involved the trademark filing and registration process, as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings.

gziegler@gziplaw.com

Joseph V. Gamberdell, JR.

Patent Attorney

Education
J.D. - Quinnipiac University B.S - Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT

Specialties
Patents and Trademarks; extensive experience in application preparation and prosecution; IP portfolio management.

Technical Expertise
Electronics; transducers; electro-mechanical devices; software and applications; computers; medical scanning and diagnostic equipment; analog and digital test equipment; networks; chromatography, spectroscopy, thermal analysis and electrophoresis instruments; terrestrial and satellite telecommunications; motors.

jgamberdell@gziplaw.com

Grover F. Fuller, JR.

Patent Attorney (Admitted in NY & MA), Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education
J.D. – New England School of Law A.B., Biochemistry - University of Pennsylvania

Experience
Grover’s practice focuses on chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical technologies. He is engaged in all aspects of patent law including drafting and prosecuting patent cases, opinions (patentability, validity, infringement & freedom to operate), international IP law and filing strategies, due diligence and licensing. As a senior patent attorney at Pfizer and counsel to multiple Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and individual inventors, Grover has unique legal, scientific and commercial business skills on U.S. and foreign patent matters.

gffullerjr@gziplaw.com

Fran Snow

Patent Agent, Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education
B.A., Chemistry - Texas A&M University

Experience
Fran has experience in the mechanical, chemical and bio-medical arts, and is primarily involved in application drafting and prosecution matters. She also has experience working as a patent paralegal and continues to be involved in all aspects of caseload management, docketing and patent filings.

fsnow@gziplaw.com

Kevin Strobel

Patent Agent, Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education
M.E., Computer and System Engineering - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering - University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Experience
Kevin's experience include thirty years as a design engineer in a wide variety of computer software, data processing, electrical and electromechanical arts, including cryptography, internet security, motion control and semiconductor design. Most recently, Kevin has been drafting and prosecuting patent application in the electrical, computer and electromechanical arts.

kstrobel@gziplaw.com

Garth Butterfield

Patent Attorney, Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education
J.D. - Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, CT B.S. Chemistry - University of Washington, Seatle, WAE

Specialties
Garth's prior experience is as managing attorney at Pfizer, Inc. for several therapeutic areas including Inflammation, Cardiovascular, Oncology and most currently CNS Practice Group with four attorney direct reports. His primary involvement has been with intellectual property/patents-chemical and biochemical (pharmaceutical); litigation (domestic and foreign litigation including interference and opposition practice), opinion writing (infringement, validity, FTO and licensing), preparing and prosecuting patent applications.

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