Brian provides patentability analysis, patent application preparation and patent prosecution for clients in the electrical and mechanical technology sectors. His strong technical background in these industries informs his development and management of intellectual property strategies for his clients’ patent portfolios, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Brian gained experience related to electro-mechanical controls and power conversion. He was an electric motor control engineer for General Motors and a research assistant at the Wisconsin Electric Machine and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC). Brian also worked in product development for Rockwell Automation, John Deere and Oshkosh Corporation.