Kurt Buechle has been a patent attorney for almost twenty years. His patent law experience has encompassed a wide range of technologies pertaining to the life sciences, chemistry, electromechanical devices, artificial intelligence, and telecommunications. His skills include patent preparation, prosecution, client counseling, portfolio management, due diligence, contracts, negotiations, mergers & acquisitions, technology transfer, litigation, and opinions. Kurt’s legal experience also includes trademark, trade secret, copyright, and FDA regulatory law.
His client counseling has involved extensive interactions with inventors, in-house counsel, and management. Clients have included large corporations, small companies, start-ups, individual inventors, non-profit foundations, academia, and the federal government. Many years of hands-on laboratory experience in the chemical and life sciences, both as an undergraduate and as a Ph.D. candidate, allows him to clearly communicate with inventors, scientists, and engineers. Kurt enjoys and excels at efficiently obtaining patents and aiding clients in their strategy for product development with a keen understanding of their industry and competitor intellectual property.
Outside the office, Kurt likes spending time with his wife and daughters, working in the yard, and reading a good book.
- Haverford College, B.S., Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry
- University of Michigan Ann Arbor, M.S., Biological Chemistry
- Indiana University Bloomington School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001
- Illinois State Bar, 2002 (inactive)
- United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2003
- District of Columbia, 2003
- Pennsylvania State Bar, 2010
- Virginia State Bar, 2011