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Martin S. Sulsky

Dr. Sulsky focuses on strategic intellectual property counseling, patent prosecution, licensing, intellectual property mining and enforcement, reexamination and reissue practice, pre-litigation opinions and patent litigation.

Dr. Sulsky represents U.S. and foreign clients in the areas of chemistry, physical science, materials and polymer science, alternative energy, nanotechnology and electronics.  Dr. Sulsky’s work includes biochips, medical devices, fuel cells, micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS), holographic and magnetic media, lasers, optics, telecommunications and wireless devices, information technology, business methods, Internet and software, combinatorial chemistry, composites, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Prior to joining Knobbe Martens, Dr. Sulsky worked at a boutique patent law firm and as a Materials Engineer for the Pratt & Whitney Company.  Dr. Sulsky also worked for the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent Examiner. 

Clerk Experience

Dr. Sulsky clerked for the Honorable Judge Randall R. Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

George Mason University, J.D.
Columbia University, Eng.Sc.D, Materials Science
Carnegie-Mellon University, M.S., Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science
Columbia University, B.S., Mineral Engineering and Chemical Metallurgy
District of Columbia Bar
State Bar of Virginia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Consumer Products & Services

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology


Medical Devices & Procedures


Transportation & Vehicles

Patent Strategy & Prosecution


Giles Rich Inn of Court

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