At Sand & Sebolt our attorneys handle matters in a wide variety of technologies and pride ourselves on our diversity of interests and abilities. We have experience preparing patent applications for technologies such as complex security devices, high technology dispensing equipment, hand-held electronic equipment, electrical generating transmissions, water purification filtering equipment fitness equipment, high temperature insulating equipment, medical devices, fluid coupling equipment, suspensions and truck equipment, larger scale manufacturing, insulating glass tools/products, automated machinery metal extrusion equipment, golf equipment, and petroleum based chemicals. Sand & Sebolt reaches its continuous goal of providing outstanding professional service to clients by respecting the fundamentals of good business practice. Deadlines are met. Phone calls are returned promptly. Our attorneys are highly skilled at identifying their clients’ needs and delivering effective, no-nonsense service. They combine an uncompromising attitude with an aggressive approach to client’s intellectual property needs.
Joe is the principal at Sand and Sebolt. Joe’s experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, licensing, protection of trade secrets and other business contracts all lend to the success of Sand & Sebolt. He specializes in the thorough investigation of his client’s industry to aid in determining the best course of action for each business venture.
As founder of Sand and Sebolt, Mike has over 40 years of valuable experience in intellectual property law.
As a well-respected litigator, Mr. McCarthy brings the knowledge, skill and experience needed to resolve any complex patent, trademark or intellectual property dispute. Mr. McCarthy focuses on litigation and guiding clients through the myriad of issues surrounding intellectual property claims.
Clay specializes in working closely with our clients who wish to patent mechanical inventions. Advising, monitoring and meeting with clients and engineers to review their ideas, inventions and/or improvements to aid in the best approach in pursuing and prosecuting their patents.
Laura concentrates in trademark and copyright law including disputes and litigation. Laura’s primary focus includes arguing cases before trademark examiners and judges, drafting written motions needed to effectively move a case through the court system, negotiating with opposing counsel and charting strategies for resolving disputes.
Matt focuses on the preparation and prosecution of technology-related patent applications, as well as enforcing and defending intellectual property in litigation. He also provides patentability, right-to-use, and infringement opinions.
Rod works with clients on obtaining patents through the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, as well as enforcing and defending intellectual property in litigation. He also provides patentability, right-to-use, and infringement opinions.
Kelly is a certified paralegal and senior IP coordinator specializing in National and International Filings.
Fiona is a patent agent who specializes in drafting patent applications, patent amendments and responses to office actions generated by the Patent and Trademark Office.