Brandon S. Mecham

Associate

Philadelphia
T +1 215.564.1884  |  F +1 215.568.3439

Brandon Mecham focuses his intellectual property practice on the prosecution and litigation of U.S. and foreign patents for corporate clients in the U.S. and around the globe, with an eye toward monetization, licensing and competitors. Brandon's experience litigating patents, trademarks and other commercial assets provides him with a keen perspective on the big picture of intellectual property strategy and management. With his background in engineering, Brandon understands his clients' business objectives and need for personalized strategies in order to maximize and protect valued technology.

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  • 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.
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Experience

  • 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.

Services

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