Our Team

Each Kolisch Hartwell intellectual property attorney, patent agent and technology consultant draws on advanced technical and scientific degrees, real-world experience, and expert legal skills to obtain and protect intellectual property rights for our clients.

We maintain a team with technical backgrounds across a wide spectrum of science and technology areas, including physics, biophysics, biology and chemistry, as well as electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering. Our lawyers are distinguished in having represented clients in intellectual property litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, as well as around the country at the Federal District Court level. We believe our team can apply superior quality technical and legal expertise to virtually any conceivable intellectual property matter.

We are passionate about applying our shared expertise to help our clients achieve and protect their success. Our common goal is to connect, communicate, and create client partnerships that promote innovation and growth.

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • abney@khpatent.com
  • James Abney, Ph.D., is an intellectual property attorney with a strong interdisciplinary background in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. He has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual...

  • Of Counsel
  • ed@khpatent.com
  • Ed Anderson is an intellectual property attorney active in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international applications for patents and trademarks. He has extensive experience in many technical arts,...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • bourgeau@khpatent.com
  • Dave Bourgeau is an Intellectual Property attorney whose practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. Dave also works on...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • cooper@khpatent.com
  • David grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1980 from Marquette University. After working in Denver, Colorado as a chemist in the plastics and materials science...

  • Of Counsel
  • chuck@khpatent.com
  • Chuck DeVoe is an intellectual property attorney active in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international applications for patents, copyrights, and trademarks. His practice also includes extensive...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • dukelow@khpatent.com
  • Owen Dukelow is an intellectual property attorney who prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications in the mechanical and electrical arts, including computer science, Internet technologies,...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • KFisher@khpatent.com
  • Kimberly Fisher is an intellectual property attorney whose practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. Kimberly also assists...

  • Patent Agent
  • stan@khpatent.com
  • Stan Hollenberg, Ph.D., is a registered patent agent with strong experience in biotechnology and medical devices. His practice at Kolisch Hartwell includes extensive experience preparing and prosecuting...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • shawn@khpatent.com
  • Shawn Kolitch focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, opinion work, and patent prosecution strategy relating to high-tech industries and emerging technologies. Shawn also maintains a...

  • Of Counsel
  • mccormack@khpatent.com
  • John McCormack was born in Palo Alto, California, on April 13, 1944. He received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University in 1967. John is a 1973 graduate of the American...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • tromano@khpatent.com
  • T.J. Romano, a partner in Kolisch Hartwell, focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He represents both domestic and international clients on patent, trademark, copyright,...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • sabido@khpatent.com
  • Peter Sabido is a partner whose practice includes obtaining, licensing, and enforcing patent, trademark, copyright, and trade-secret rights for his clients. His practice also includes analyzing and opining...

  • Patent Agent
  • antons@khpatent.com
  • Anton Skaugset is a registered patent agent representing clients in a variety of technological areas, with particular experience in the chemical and biotechnological arts. He also serves as U.S. patent...

  • Intellectual Property Attorney
  • pierre@khpatent.com
  • Pierre Van Rysselberghe, a partner with Kolisch Hartwell, is an intellectual property attorney with over 20 years of experience in the full spectrum of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade-secret law....

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