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Mitch Hadley
Mitch Hadley
Mitchell Hadley is an associate in our San Diego office. His practice involves all aspects of patent prosecution.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hadley attended law school at the Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif. During law school he served as Lead Note and Comment Editor of the BYU law Review. In 2010, he graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Mr. Hadley joined the firm in 2014 after working as summer associate in the firm's San Diego office during the summer of 2013.
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Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn focuses on patent preparation and litigation. He counsels clients in a wide variety of technologies, including:
· Medical Device: medical and dental instruments, implants, diagnostic
equipment, and communication and data systems
· Mechanical: automotive technology, sporting goods, kitchen
appliances, beverage containers, and toys
· Electronics: digital camera technology, mobile devices, GPS devices,
and sensor technology

Brian received his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he served as the Secretary for the Intellectual Property Legal Society and as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Law, Technology & Policy. Prior to his legal education, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois.
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