Kirk A. Damman Receives USPTO’s 2017 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate

Lewis Rice member Kirk A. Damman is a recipient of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's 2017 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate. The award recognizes individuals who help make the Patent Pro Bono Program available to financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses. Recipients of the certificate each offered more than 50 hours of of patent pro bono service to a regional patent pro bono program in 2017. Approximately 85 individuals received a certificate.

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Kirk practices in all areas of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on helping startup and growing companies begin to manage, license, and gain value from their intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) as well as obtain protection for their most important ideas and products. With a degree in physics and licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for more than 20 years, Kirk works with clients whose products are as diverse as circuit and electrical designs, medical devices, computer software and Internet, heavy equipment and manufacturing, alternative energy and fuel, and consumer goods.