Bryan’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications. He also conducts invention disclosure meetings, drafts license agreements, responds to office actions from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and performs patent infringement and validity analyses as well as patentability studies. Bryan also prepares and prosecutes trademark applications and has experience counseling clients regarding patent and trademark prosecution strategies and portfolio management. Bryan has represented companies of all sizes in a variety of intellectual property matters and business transactions.
Prior to joining Shook, Bryan worked in the engineering department of a large, Kansas-based water utility company. He provided technical expertise and project management for a variety of water treatment and water distribution projects. He managed construction contractors, wrote and reviewed technical literature, performed engineering studies and inspected hydro-mechanical facilities.