At Simpson & Simpson we are passionate about helping you protect your inventions, trademarks, and copyrights. Our attorneys are experts in the acquisition of patents and trademarks in both the United States and internationally. We also regularly provide counsel regarding portfolio management, licensing, infringement, and risk mitigation related to product design. Jeff Powers ([email protected]) is a patent attorney knowledgeable in many areas of photonics and has over 20 years of experience working closely with clients and their legal, business, and design teams to develop market-conscious and cost-effective patent strategies. Jeff has worked in-house (at Bausch + Lomb Inc.) and supported companies of all sizes, from startups to multinational corporations, in a range of technical areas, including optical, mechanical, electrical, medical device and software arts. Jeff holds a MS in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from SUNY Buffalo.