Bryan F. Erickson


Bryan F. Erickson has over 20 years of experience practicing law, mainly focusing on patents and intellectual property.  Mr. Erickson’s practice includes counseling clients regarding the procurement, enforcement, licensing, and analysis of patents, particularly in the electrical, electronic, computing, medical device, and aerospace fields.  Representative technologies include: artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and natural language understanding specialized […]

Peter Cuomo

Patent Agent

Peter M. Cuomo is a patent agent in the Mesa, Arizona office of Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP. Cuomo is registered to practice in patent cases before the USPTO. Before accepting a position at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP, Cuomo worked at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA for over 40 years including over 30 years […]

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 […]

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


Jason Murphy has been with Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts for over 15 years, earning the trust of in-house patent counsel and corporate legal departments all over the world.   Jason’s core practice is patent prosecution and portfolio development for multinational corporations and publicly traded U.S. companies.  He also caters to small business and individual inventors to […]

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 […]

William G. Guerin

Senior Partner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE William G. Guerin is a partner at the Massachusetts office of Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP. His responsibilities entail US and foreign patent applications, counseling clients on intellectual property portfolio development, due diligence activities in support of corporate transactions, patent validity and infringement analyses, and licensing and technology transfer agreements. Bill maintains a […]

Jack P. Friedman

Senior Partner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Partner and patent attorney in Albany, NY at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP  and admitted to practice in New York State and before the Northern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Jack […]