Intellectual Property Legal Team

At CHIP LAW GROUP, our experience in assisting clients, inventors, and entrepreneurs extends beyond the attorneys. Our intellectual property legal team has decades of patent, trademark, and copyright experience, ensuring that you have the best experience starting from the first point of contact. Our paralegals have been filing patent and trademark applications, Office action responses, Notices of appeal, and other IP documents for decades. In a firm that has processed over 5,000 patent applications in the last 3 years, that adds up to a mountain of experience. Meet the people who help us help you meet all your IP goals:

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Akira Kumagai

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Mr. Kumagai is a seasoned senior management professional with over two decades of experience in the IP department of a large Japanese company. With a deep understanding of patent prosecution, licensing, litigation, and infringement analysis, Mr. Kumagai has successfully managed patent disputes across various countries including the United States, China, Germany, and Japan. He has been instrumental in creating a unique framework to manage high-volume, high-quality patent prosecution at an affordable cost. Mr. Kumagai’s technical expertise lies in electronics and semiconductor technologies.

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Amanda Knapp

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Amanda has over a dozen years experience in the IP industry. She joined CHIP LAW GROUP shortly after its inception and is often the first point of contact for clients reaching out to the firm. Amanda is adept at responding to clients’ queries to be sure your needs are met promptly. Along with our attorneys, she helps to maintain our client files, and stays on top of our applications and support documents, so you know everything is submitted on time, the right way. Amanda also serves as a conduit between our clients and our foreign IP associates, helping you protect your overseas IP interests.

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Amrit Kaur

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Amrit is a skilled professional with over a decade of experience in the Intellectual Property industry, specifically in patent prosecution. She holds dual degrees in commerce and law. Her expertise includes managing complex patent prosecution projects, including preparing and filing US and PCT applications. She is well-versed in working with various IP docketing software and has experience managing large data sets and documenting workflows. Additionally, Amrit has a strong background in project management, including conducting timely audits and maintaining financial records. She is also responsible for managing docketing and filing for various clients.

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Janet Schaffer

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Janet brings over 40 years of intellectual property experience to support our clients’ IP needs at CHIP LAW GROUP, where she has been since its inception. She uses her rich experience to prepare the necessary documentation for filing patent applications, responses to office action responses, and other related patent documents with the USPTO. Janet oversees our docketing system to ensure all client deadlines are adhered to and nothing falls through the cracks.

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Lisa Misiurewicz

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Lisa has over 25 years of experience in IP law matters. She joined CHIP LAW GROUP in 2018, where she is in charge of managing multiple dockets and client cases. She uses her vast experience to support inventors in filing their patent applications. Lisa is very knowledgeable in the intricacies of USPTO procedures and her attention to detail is crucial to making sure your patent applications and information disclosure statements are completed accurately and professionally.

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Priyanka Saxena

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Priyanka is an accomplished IP professional with over a decade of experience in US patent prosecution and paralegal support. She specializes in filing and prosecuting patent applications at the USPTO and PCT. Priyanka is responsible for managing the firm's docketing system, and ensuring effective communication between clients, attorneys, and foreign associates throughout the prosecution process of their IP portfolios. Her expertise in IP, along with her skills and knowledge, enables her to oversee the entire patent application process with efficiency and precision.

Connect with an Experience Intellectual Property Team

If your company is working to protect your products, processes, and creative works, our experienced intellectual property team is here to help. We can stand with you throughout the process, giving you the support and communication you expect.  Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experienced intellectual property team.