"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them"


- Henry David Thoreau


Smart & Biggar Fetherstonhaugh

Firm Bio


University of Nebraska at Omaha, B.S. (Architectural Engineering) 2003

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.S. (Architectural Engineering) 2004

Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D. (Magna Cum Lauda) 2013

United States Registered Patent Attorney, 2015 to present

New Jersey State Bar 2016 to present

Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), Nebraska, U.S., 2011 to present

Dear Prospective Client:

I am adept at working with innovators to refine and protect their ideas, having learned best practices from some of the best intellectual property firms in U.S. and Canada and worked to zealously serve some of the most IP-oriented, innovative companies in the world.

My core competencies are creativity, technical analysis, and non-fiction writing.

From these experiences and capabilities, I have developed subject matter expertise in numerous technical areas, and become highly skilled at generating value from that expertise. For example, I have worked closely with inventors and business managers to draft 60+ patent applications and prosecute hundreds of pending applications around the world and across a wide range of technologies including: diagnostic sensors; energy efficiency technologies; laser technologies and applications; manufacturing methods; medical devices and implants; non-invasive surgical technologies; and software applications, including artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

With every engagement, my mission is to utilize my capabilities and experience to help my clients build and maintain legal monopolies in the most efficient manner possible.  

Please let me know if there might be an opportunity to work together. I am always open to new ideas and would love to hear from you.   

Seriously, we should start something and finish it with style.


kind regards, 

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