Mr. Molitors is Of Counsel in our Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on the protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property rights before the USPTO, the Federal District Courts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has extensive experience in litigation and the preparation and prosecution aspects of IP law. His practice includes pre-grant, post-grant contested proceedings and appellate matters, licensing and infringement issues and freedom to operate opinions. He has represented clients involving technologies including computer hardware design, software systems, semiconductor fabrication, cellular communications, wireless devices and networking, and business methods.
Leveraging more than 14 years of legal experience and a prior career in the technology industry, Mr. Molitors has represented Fortune 500 companies in multiple complex and high profile post-grant proceedings and district court litigations, and is familiar with the challenges faced by both patent owners and petitioners in these proceedings. In particular, he has represented patent owners and petitioners in more than 30 post-grant proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Molitors was an attorney at two Washington, D.C. based patent law firms and Counsel at an Am Law 200 general practice firm. He also has experience in business working with a variety of high technology companies including a multinational computer firm, a global publishing conglomerate, and a national defense contractor. Mr. Molitors was also the founder and president of a multimillion-dollar technology company that provided custom designed computer hardware, software, training, and certification solution
Intellectual Property Litigation, Licensing, Counseling, Post-Grant Proceedings
State Bar Admissions and USPTO Registration:
District of Columbia
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 66,726
U.S. Supreme Court
District Court of District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Capital University Law School, J.D.
George Washington University, Intellectual Property Program
Northeastern University, M.B.A. and M.S.E.E.
Case Western Reserve University, B.S.E.E.