Brett joined RP in 2004 as a Patent Agent and most recently held the position of Associate. His practice has spanned the various stages of the IP life-cycle, from the acquisition of IP rights to the enforcement of those rights. Brett’s thriving practice at RP has a special emphasis on the automotive industry. All aspects of automotive IP are within his unique expertise, including functional IP (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and software) and design. Brett received his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law while working as a Patent Agent at RP. He also earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Villanova University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pittsburgh.
”I quickly grew to love the firm’s intelligence, culture and commitment to quality,” Brett explained. “The firm’s impressive clients, laser-focused staff, and collegial atmosphere are unmatched. I am delighted to join RP as a Shareholder. I truly look forward to continuing to serve the firm and its great clients in my new role.”
Sunjeev joined RP in 2014 as an Associate. With a decade of IP experience and a broad technical background, he represents clients in the electronics, computer, automotive, medical device, and nuclear industries. His current clients develop technologies as diverse as lighting control systems, automotive seals, bone-tendon-bone allografts, and nuclear fuel. He focuses his practice on IP counseling, prosecution, litigation, and transactions.
Sunjeev received his J.D. from Georgetown University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. He is currently a vice chair of the U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, frequently publishes articles in IP Law360 and is often quoted in IP Law360 on hot IP topics.
Sunjeev articulated that, “Relying on the significance of building lifelong client relationships is what sets RP apart from other firms. I look forward to shaping the future progression and achievements of RP and its clients’.”
“Both Brett and Sunjeev are motivated, talented lawyers and team players. I am particularly pleased that their energy and skills will continue to expand into other areas of the firm and to our continued upward trajectory. They are outstanding additions to our ownership ranks,” stated RP CEO, Jonathan Spadt.
RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. and German jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The German Patent Office, The European Patent Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission, and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection.