Adam focuses his practice on intellectual property law. A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to patent preparation and prosecution, counseling, and opinion matters. Adam’s areas of technical experience are focused in chemical, biotech, and food science arts.
Adam works closely with clients to secure, protect, and enforce intellectual property rights, as well as to strengthen their intellectual property positions for product lines and build the overall value of their portfolio. He often counsels clients with respect to patentability, due diligence, patent portfolio analyses, and clearance matters, including patent validity and infringement opinions. Adam also works with clients to prepare and prosecute patent applications on a wide variety of innovations in industrial and consumer products, including coating technologies, composites, insulation, construction materials, and nutritional products.
Adam has developed significant experience in foreign patent prosecution, and has also managed both large and small worldwide patent portfolios for publicly and privately held businesses, institutional clients, as well as individuals.
His prior professional experience includes serving as an information technology consultant at Accenture Ltd. from 2002 through 2005 focusing on application and transaction infrastructure software in addition to enterprise resource planning software.
Prior to joining Calfee, Adam served as an associate attorney with Turocy & Watson, LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. He joined Calfee in 2009.