Anthony Carlis facilitates the acquisition of intellectual property protection (IP) across a diverse set of technologies, including self-driving vehicles, battery cooling, motor vehicle metallurgy, software and business methods, ultrasound medical equipment, telecommunications, electromechanical devices, photolithography, digital signal processing, and RF beam forming.
Mr. Carlis often assists startup companies acquire licensing agreements with universities regarding the startup’s sponsored research. Startups continue using Mr. Carlis for his ability to file and prosecute patent and trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Additionally, Mr. Carlis has filed and defended Ex-Parte reexamination proceedings and Inter partes review proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Carlis received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Gwynedd-Mercy University, magna cum laude, and a M.S.E.E. from Penn State University with a focus on digital signal processing (DSP). Mr. Carlis received his J.D. from Widener University. Recently, Mr. Carlis and Dr. Carl Pennypacker, a Nobel Laureate astrophysicist from University of California Berkeley, founded a prostate cancer detection company which can detect cancer under one-millimeter in size. Their detection system also has the potential to detect other types of cancers, for example breast, kidney and colon.
Mr. Carlis is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Michigan Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.