Aaron Swehla is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling. His practice includes data-driven and strategic patent portfolio development, with a flourishing proficiency in challenging patent landscapes such as patentable subject matter eligibility.
His practice leverages broad experience in a variety of areas of patent law—including preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, patent reexaminations, evaluating patents, rendering patent-related technical opinions (e.g., freedom-to-operate, validity, and infringement), and litigation.
His practice spans a wide array of technologies relating to electrical devices, computer hardware, software, and mechanical devices—e.g., semiconductors, electrical circuits, control systems, telecommunications, computer processing, data storage, data compression, encryption, e-commerce, financial services systems, oil and gas services equipment, and spectroscopy.
Prior to law school, he provided engineering design and consulting services for power generation plants and water/wastewater treatment plants. His work involved various technologies ranging from communications and controls systems to power generation and distribution technologies.
Duke University School of Law J.D. (2006)
Kansas State University B.S. (2000) Electrical Engineering
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2009)
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