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Nathan Mutter

Associate

1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Nathan is well-versed in both U.S. and foreign patent practice, and has significant experience prosecuting patent applications in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China, and Korea.

He works with organizations with sophisticated technologies across the medical device and wireless communications industries, building deep and enduring relationships with his clients. He immerses himself in their products, business goals, industry, and competitive landscape. He leverages innovative technologies during every step of the patent lifecycle to deliver high quality services in a consistent, timely, and cost-effective manner.

Previously, Nathan designed and tested hardware systems for an international aerospace and defense company. His engineering experience included designing, modeling, and fabricating aircraft and missile components. He has experience with finite element modeling and has developed several customized parametric modeling programs. As a graduate student, Nathan designed and built a customized split-Hopkinson pressure bar to characterize the high strain-rate mechanical and thermodynamic properties of various polymers used in aerospace and military applications.

Experience

Preparation and Prosecution

  • Patent portfolio development and management 
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution 
  • Standards-related patents
Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
  • Product design counseling
Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • Product clearances
  • IP due diligence
TECHNOLOGIES

Electrical/Electronic/Computer Science
Wireless telecommunications, standards-based technologies, control systems, communication systems, networks

Medical Devices
Radiofrequency ablation devices, endoscopic systems, biopsy and non-invasive cell collection techniques, fiducial deployment systems, stent and stent delivery systems, remote patient monitoring, and wireless medical sensors and networks

Mechanical
Material science, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), fuel systems, and solar power

Publications

Education

Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado IP Inn of Court, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
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