EducationB.S. Electrical Engineering
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
M.S. Transportation Management
SUNY Maritime College, New York, NY
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Bar AdmissionsOregon State Bar
Admitted to Patent Bar with the USPTO
USPTO Registration # 58,309
Dermot is a Partner with the firm.
Dermot has been practicing patent law for more than 10 years and has particular experience in all aspects of portfolio management including targeted patent prosecution.
Dermot focuses primarily on work in a range of electronics and computer-related technologies including computer hardware, networks, web applications and services, signal processing, circuits, and telecommunications. Dermot’s experience includes prosecution of patent applications in fields such as power management, wireless communications, transistor design, software, architecture, circuit design, memory and storage design and architecture, and electro-mechanical (MEMs) technologies, optical circuits, interconnect hardware, software updates, cyber security, cellular networks, polymer manufacture, lighting, home heating/cooling.
Prior to his career in law, Dermot clerked with the Douglas County and Lane County Circuit Court in Oregon. Dermot also worked as a deck officer for various US deep-sea companies. As an engineer, Dermot worked at Intel Corp. and T.S.I Inc. designing various software/hardware.