Anthony W. Brooks is an Intellectual Property attorney with an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering. His practices touches all aspects of intellectual property with a particular focus on enforcement, litigation and defense. Anthony advises clients in a wide range of industries, including software, technology and licensing, building materials, publishing and entertainment, supplements and nutrition, higher education, start-ups and independent inventors.
Anthony’s extensive litigation experience includes patents, copyrights, trademark, unfair competition and trade secret. He has litigated patent cases in the fields of chemical and mechanical processes, petroleum and natural gas engineering, mining equipment, chemical compositions, building materials, flooring tiles, textiles and asphalt emulsions. Anthony prosecutes and defends against inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, also at the USPTO. He represented clients in district courts throughout the U.S., and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition, Anthony’s practice consists of general IP counseling, patent and trademark prosecution and portfolio management, due diligence review, licensing, agreement and IP policy drafting. His patent prosecution experience includes prosecuting patents in the fields of chemical and mechanical processes, medical devices, materials science and software. Anthony also has extensive experience drafting and negotiating licensing and other IP-related agreements, including the publishing and entertainment industries.
Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2016
Duquesne University School of Law, 2009 J.D.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Duquesne Law Review, Staff Editor
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association Student Leadership Award
Activities: Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Team
Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant
Duquesne Intellectual Property Law Association
The Pennsylvania State University, 2005 B.S.
Major: Chemical Engineering
Past Employment Positions
The Webb Law Firm, Law Clerk, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2008-2009
Carpenter Co., Chemical Engineer, Conover, North Carolina, 2005-2006
The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Research Assistant, 2003-2004