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Erik V. Chmelar, Ph.D.

Erik Chmelar works at the intersection of technology, business, and law to develop practical intellectual property strategies that achieve meaningful results for his clients. He takes a comprehensive approach to his clients’ needs, leveraging over 20 years of industry experience as an engineer, research scientist, project manager, entrepreneur, professor, and […]

Linda Gebauer

Linda has a wide-ranging background in IP law, from counseling some of the nation’s largest corporations to advising startups and small businesses in protecting their most important assets.  Over the course of her career, Linda has seen how innovation and growth can be enhanced by integration of IP counsel into […]

Timothy A. Johnson

For more than 15 years Tim Johnson has taken a client-centric approach in helping innovative companies devise and execute sound intellectual property strategies in diverse and highly competitive industries.  Prior to joining Dilworth IP, Tim served as Deputy General Counsel of Edgewell Personal Care (formerly Energizer) where he oversaw all […]

Benjamin J. Lehberger

Ben Lehberger has a broad range of experience in patent and trademark law, combined with a technical background in the mechanical arts and aerospace industry. He started his career as a helicopter design engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and has been an active airplane pilot and aviation aficionado for over […]

Jaksha C. Tomic

Jaksha C. Tomic has extensive experience in all phases of domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution as well as client counseling, including drafting over 500 patent applications and prosecuting thousands of others throughout his career. Jaksha focuses his practice on industrial and specialty chemicals and processes. In addition to […]

Matthew W. Siegal

Matthew Siegal has over 30 years of experience helping his clients turn their ideas into assets. He is formerly a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in New York City, where he obtained patents and resolved patent infringement disputes for entrepreneurs, medium-size companies and multinational corporations. He successfully litigated […]