Our Team

We are group of talented legal professionals ready to become a part of your team.

John S. Sears, JD, PhD, CLP

Principal and Founder

Peter J. Ganz, JD

Of Counsel

Girish B. Ratanpal, MSEE, JD, PhD

Senior Associate

Richard T. “Rick” Timmer, PhD

Senior Patent Agent

Chelsea Smith

Senior Corporate Paralegal

Sarah McGahagin

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Elise Petersen

Intellectual Property Paralegal