Brandon S. Mecham

Associate

Philadelphia
T +1.215.564.1884
F +1.215.568.3439

Overview

Brandon Mecham is an intellectual property lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in worldwide patent portfolio management, development, counseling, exploitation and enforcement for sophisticated corporate clients. His areas of concentration include the prosecution and litigation of U.S. and foreign patents, patent clearance, portfolio development strategies and licensing.

With a knowledge of client needs amid competitive, complex and ever-changing technologies and markets, Brandon guides his clients through effective strategies to develop, enhance and protect intellectual property rights. His experience litigating patent cases in federal court and winning appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has expanded his view toward big-picture objectives and long-term strategies. Brandon represents corporate clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, with a focus on their unique business objectives and providing personalized strategies in order to maximize and protect valued technology.

Select Experience

  • Close collaboration with in-house counsel, engineers and marketers regarding development, management and enhancement of U.S. and global patent portfolio for a Fortune 100 company in the medical implant space.
  • Close collaboration with in-house counsel and engineers regarding development and enhancement of U.S. and global patent portfolios of a mid-sized but emerging world player in the revolutionary field of electroporation and vaccine administration devices.
  • Prosecution of U.S. and global patent portfolios of a Fortune 5 company in the field of robotics, order fulfillment and green packaging.
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Experience

  • Close collaboration with in-house counsel, engineers and marketers regarding development, management and enhancement of U.S. and global patent portfolio for a Fortune 100 company in the medical implant space.
  • Close collaboration with in-house counsel and engineers regarding development and enhancement of U.S. and global patent portfolios of a mid-sized but emerging world player in the revolutionary field of electroporation and vaccine administration devices.
  • Prosecution of U.S. and global patent portfolios of a Fortune 5 company in the field of robotics, order fulfillment and green packaging.
  • Patent prosecution for a client in the emerging technologies of nanophotonics.
  • Worked closely with an oil and natural gas drilling equipment company, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, performing clearance studies and preparing patentability opinions relating to specialized cutting elements, drill bits, reamers, coring tools and other drilling equipment.
  • Prosecuted the U.S. patent portfolio of a medical device company specializing in modular intravenous catheters.
  • Helped win a preliminary injunction and contempt order on behalf of another medical device client against an infringing product and an attempted redesign thereof.
  • Drafted and prosecuted patents and prepared opinions relating to industrial control valves and flow equipment.
  • Drafted and prosecuted patents relating to optical sensors and card-handling devices for a gaming company.
  • Drafted and prosecuted patents relating to semiconductors and solar cells.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Utah Bar Association: Intellectual Property Section

Prior Positions

  • Columbia Northwest Engineering: Engineer (2006 to 2007)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 69,271
  • Utah
  • [Not admitted in Pennsylvania]

Education

  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2010
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2006