Adam Gianola focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling in materials, optics, software, and electronics. Dr. Gianola has drafted and prosecuted patents in a wide variety of technology areas including semiconductor, microelectromechanical, and flexible electronic devices, solar thermal and solar photovoltaic devices, electrochemical cell technologies including thin-film batteries, lithium-ion batteries, flow batteries, battery health/state of charge evaluation, and battery separators, wireless and network technologies, lasers and optical devices, gas separation materials, polymers, liquid crystal display technologies, oil and gas processing techniques, and water treatment technologies.

Dr. Gianola has over ten years of patent prosecution experience including his time before joining the firm. Previously, Dr. Gianola worked as an associate in a national law firm's Boulder, Colorado office, where his practice included patent preparation, strategy and prosecution. Before law school, Dr. Gianola was a patent agent at a boutique IP firm based in Boulder, Colorado. He handled U.S. and international patent portfolios for independent inventors, start-up companies, research universities, and private and public corporations.


University of Colorado School of Law J.D. (2013)

University of Colorado Ph.D. (2006) Chemistry

University of Nevada B.S. (2000) Chemical Engineering, Minor in Computer Science, with distinction


Colorado (2013)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2007)

Professional & Community Activities

American Chemical Society, Member

Colorado Bar Association, Member

City of Lafayette (Colorado) Waste Reduction Advisory Committee, Chair (2015-2018)

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