George has 20 years of experience as patent attorney. George is an expert in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation, freedom to operate studies, IP due diligence, patent preparation and prosecution, and licensing.
Prior to joining IP&T, he managed all IP and legal matters of a Fortune 500 company reporting directly to the president and the chief IP counsel. He also was responsible for IP strategy and various multi-million dollar contracts and licenses.
During his tenure as patent attorney, he has prosecuted to issuance more than two hundred patents in diverse technical fields, including, for example, in the fields of semiconductors, image sensors, computer implemented inventions (CRMS), electromechanical devices, medical devices, various chemicals (organic and inorganic chemistry), polymers, molecular biology, renewable energy, and secondary batteries.
Before becoming an attorney, George started his career as a research scientist and obtained several patents related to polymers that were licensed to other corporations.