Kermit Lopez has an AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble.  His intellectual property law practices principally in the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications both domestic and foreign, and the management and development of intellectual property portfolios. He has prosecuted patent applications in the electrical, electronics, data-processing software, nanotechnology, telecommunication, electro-mechanical, mechanical and nanotechnology areas.

Mr. Lopez was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He previously served as in-house counsel to Sandia National Laboratories and Ericsson, Inc. and as a patent attorney with the law firm of Felsman, Bradley, Gunter & Dillon in Austin, Texas and Bickel & Brewer in Dallas.  

Practices
Patent preparation & prosecution
Intellectual property portfolio development & management
Trademark & copyright registration

Technologies
Electrical/Electronic
Electro-mechanical
Mechanical
Computer hardware and software
Telecommunications
Semiconductors
Analog/digital electronics
Nanotechnology

Bar Admissions
State Bar of New Mexico
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Colorado
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education
J.D., University of New Mexico, 1994
B.S.E.E., University of New Mexico, 1990

Affiliations

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Bar Association (ABA) 
Licensing Executives Society (LES)