Victor Baranowski

Position: Partner


Victor Baranowski is a Partner at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP. He has been at the firm since 2009, and represents clients in all areas of intellectual property prosecution, litigation and licensing. Victor enjoys representing a wide range of clients including large and small corporations, startups and individuals. He is experienced in managing IP portfolios, securing licensing agreements, IP litigation and enforcement, and developing IP strategies for his clients.

Victor has experience litigating and managing patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation cases.  He has successfully prepared and argued motions in Federal District Court.  He has experience both defending and deposing witnesses and navigating through discovery on complex cases.

Victor has extensive experience with complex patent prosecution issues including patent reexaminations, reissue applications, USPTO patent appeals and federal circuit appeals.

Victor first began working in the field of intellectual property law while obtaining his Mechanical Engineering degree from Binghamton University. Upon graduating with honors from Binghamton University, Victor attended law school at University of Connecticut School of Law, during which time he spent both summers with Schmeiser, Olsen and Watts.

Victor is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Northern District of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.


Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts Partners with UMass Lowell Innovation Hub to Host Entrepreneur Forum - In partnership with UMass Lowell Innovation Hub, attorneys from Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP hosted a digital meeting for entrepreneurs interested in forming an IP strategy to protect their inventions and to gain venture capital while trying to maintain a budget required to execute the strategy.  Tim Collins, Allie Scoville, and Victor Baranowski presented at […]
Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts Hosts International Virtual Meeting - Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts hosted a Virtual Meeting attended by international attorneys and practitioners around the world.  The meeting was attended by 15 law firms from 14 different countries, and proved to be a great opportunity to discuss the state of the global intellectual property community in light of the pandemic and other global events […]