Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle

Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Lauren Schleh

Mind + Muscle

Lauren Schleh


  • Lauren Schleh
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Mr. Schleh is an associate in the Electronics Group where he handles preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications.  He has also provided assistance in representing both patent owners and third party requesters in ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings at the USPTO and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (formerly Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences).  Mr. Schleh is already involved in several inter partes review proceedings on behalf of petitions in virtual machine and communications technologies.

Mr. Schleh has experience in various aspects of patent litigation, licensing, and opinions.  Mr. Schleh's technical experience spans numerous disciplines, including OLED driving and pixel circuits, magnetic read/write head technology, video games, cellular communications, semiconductor manufacturing, and integrated circuits.

Mr. Schleh is also is a contributing author of Patent Office Litigation, Second Edition, published in 2017, the book provides a fresh and comprehensive exploration of patent office litigation proceedings, including how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, while delivering practical analysis and advice. This second edition of Patent Office Litigation is the follow up to the first version of the book that was published in 2012 by Thomson Reuters Westlaw that focused on the contested proceedings that were introduced under the America Invents Act that year.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schleh worked at another patent law firm, where he was heavily involved in all aspects of U.S. patent prosecution, including reissues and reexaminations.

  • Admissions
      • District of Columbia

      • Illinois

      • Virginia

      • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Education
    • J.D., John Marshall Law School

    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan


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