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From our office in Greater Kansas City, our lawyers proudly serve established companies, startups, individual inventors, and referring attorneys nationally and internationally. To learn more about the work experience or education of any of our attorneys, click on their name below.

Partners:

C. Blair Barbieri

Partner
Trademarks, Copyrights

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Tracy L. Bornman

Partner
Patents, Trademarks

Brown Scott

Scott R. Brown

Partner
Intellectual Property Litigation

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Cheryl L. Burbach

Partner
Trademarks, Copyrights

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Andrew G. Colombo

Partner
Patents, Trademarks, Dispute Resolution

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Crissa A. Seymour Cook

Partner
Patents, Due Diligence, IP Agreements

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Joan Optican Herman

Partner
Trademarks, Trade Secrets

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Stephen J. Huggins

Partner

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Michael B. Hurd

Partner
Patent Prosecution

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Kameron D. Kelly

Partner

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Chad A. Kyle

Partner
Patent Applications, Patent Opinions
Intellectual Property License Agreements

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Thomas B. Luebbering

Partner
Patents, Trademark Prosecution and Licensing

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Gregory J. Skoch

Partner
U.S. and Foreign Chemical and Mechanical Patent Applications

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Paul J. Walker

Partner
Patents, Freedom to Operate (FTO) Assessments and Opinions, IP License Agreements

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Matthew B. Walters

Partner
IP Litigation, Trademarks, Patent Litigation

Associates:

Jaclyn S. Alcantara

Jaclyn S. Alcantara

Associate
Intellectual Property, Patent Prosecution

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Lauren L. Byrne

Associate
Trademarks, Copyrights, Intellectual Property Transactions

Denise Dantzler

Denise Dantzler

Associate
Patents

Harper Jesse

Jesse S. Harper

Associate
Patent Law, Patent Prosecution, Intellectual Property

Mccollum Darin

Darin L. McCollum

Associate
Patent & Trademark Preparation, Prosecution, and Enforcement

Mendenhall Kyle

Kyle J. Mendenhall

Associate
Patents

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Dane A. Schad

Associate
Preparation and Prosecution of Mechanical and Computer Related Patents

Chandler Schmidt

Associate
Patents, Due Diligence, IP Agreements, Amazon Patent Evaluation Express (APEX), Freedom to Operate Analysis

Of Counsel:

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Todd A. Gangel

Of Counsel
Intellectual Property Litigation

Schwartz Randall

Randall W. Schwartz

Of Counsel
Preparation and Prosecution of Utility and Design Patent Applications

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Dianne M. Smith-Misemer

Of Counsel

Patent Agents & Technical Specialists:

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Lisa M. Martin, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Rozier Richard

Richard G. Rozier Ph.D.

Patent Agent
Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution

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Gerhard P. Shipley

Patent Agent

Call 913-647-9050 or use our online contact form to schedule a consultation.