Allegra J. Padula

Law Clerk

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Judicial Intern, The Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn, Senior United States District Judge, Northern District of New York Legal Assistant, The Law Offices of Heidi T. Cochrane, Chatham, NY Practice Areas Litigation Technology Areas Molecular Biology Biotechnology Education Albany Law School J.D. Candidate, 2024 Subeditor, Albany Law Review, Vol. 86 Collegiate Competitions Chair, Anthony […]

Sungkyun Kim


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Associate of Schmeiser, Olsen and Watts. Joined this firm in August 2022. Practice Areas Patent Litigation Trademark & Copyright Litigation Education Handong University, 2013 LL.B. in the U.S. and International Law; B.A. in Management Honors: Republic of Korea Humanities Scholarship (2010); 2nd place – Korean National Rounds of the Red Cross International Humanitarian […]

Timothy P. Collins

Of Counsel

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Timothy P. Collins is Of Counsel at the Massachusetts offices of Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP, with his primary responsibilities pertaining to the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications. Tim has technical expertise in various different areas including semiconductor devices and device fabrication processes, digital and analog circuits […]

Peter J. Mikesell

Patent Agent

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Peter Mikesell is a registered patent agent at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP. His focus is on the drafting and prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His educational background and industrial experience makes him particularly well suited to prosecute patents in the areas of synthetic chemistry, material […]

James M. Syta


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE James M. Syta is an associate at the Albany, New York office of Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP. He specializes in preparing and prosecuting highly complex patent applications in software and other computer related areas. He has been an associate at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts since 2004. Jim has enjoyed counseling and representing […]

Donald J. Labriola


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Boasting 35 years as a patent attorney, business consultant, and award-winning author, Donald J. Labriola is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of computer science, data communications, telecommunications, and new media. Prior to becoming an attorney, Don spent over a decade operating an engineering-management consultancy for Fortune 500 clients and, as a […]

Lori F. Cuomo

Senior Patent Attorney

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Lori Cuomo serves as a Senior Patent Attorney in Washington DC at the IP law office of Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts. Her areas of practice consist of patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, international IP, and litigation. Lori specializes in various technical areas including biotechnology, mechanical, clean energy, nanotechnology, chemical, and materials processing & semiconductor […]

Jason A. Murphy


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Jason Murphy, a registered patent attorney in Albany NY and partner at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts, concentrates his practice on patent prosecution and portfolio development strategies for some of the largest companies in the world.  He specializes in patent preparation and prosecution in a wide range of technology areas,  including computer-based hardware and […]

Anthony L. Meola


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Founding member of The Meola Firm, PLLC practicing intellectual property law including managing intellectual property portfolios (2006-2016); Special Counsel for Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, litigating patent and trademark infringement cases; preparing legal opinions; conducting IP due diligence; drafting technology transfer agreements and open source agreements; and prosecuting patent applications in various fields […]

Jeffrey W. Johnson


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Jeffrey W. Johnson handles matters related to the acquisition and protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and associated litigation. His areas of technical expertise include computer and electrical engineering, internet e-commerce, and software development. Prior to practicing law, Jeffrey worked in sales, marketing, and strategic planning for Intel Corporation in […]