Clint Mehall is a registered patent attorney practicing in multiple technology areas. Mr. Mehall has prosecuted hundreds of U.S. patent applications from filing to issuance, taking into consideration patent analytics for efficient prosecution without unnecessarily narrowing the claims. During prosecution, Mr. Mehall has an aptitude for identifying when an patent examiner will not issue claims of a reasonable scope, and has filed over a hundred appeals with the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeals Board, where he has an exceptional win rate. Representative technologies of his practice include electric vehicle batteries, metallurgy, nuclear energy, aeronautics, image processing, electric vehicle batteries, automated controls systems, automotive drive trains, rail transport, semiconductors, wireless data transmission systems, fuel cells, various software, nonwoven fabrics, convertible vehicle tops, and printing presses.
Mr. Mehall also has experience collaborating with foreign attorneys on patent applications in Europe, Japan and China, litigating patents, post-grant proceedings and client counseling, which includes performing patentability searches, and preparing infringement, validity and freedom to operate opinions. Currently, he serves as the co-chair of NYIPLA’s Patent Law & Practice Committee. Mr. Mehall graduated Cum Laude from DePaul University College of Law in May, 2007. At DePaul, he was an associate editor for DePaul's Intellectual Property Digest, counseled clients through DePaul’s Intellectual Property/Technology Clinic and was a semifinalist in DePaul’s New Venture Business Challenge. He was admitted to the practice law in New York in February, 2008 and was admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in May, 2008. Mr. Mehall received a Bachelors of Science in biological engineering, with a biomedical emphasis, from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003.
Juris Doctor, 2007
B.S, Biological Engineering, 2003