Troy Smith is a registered patent attorney. Troy counsels clients on intellectual property issues with a focus on strategic patent procurement and intellectual property portfolio management. He has developed patent portfolios, including domestic and foreign patents, for small and large companies, provided patent opinions, and provided litigation analysis. He also works with clients to manage risks posted by third party patent rights, including the use of post-grant proceedings, opinions, freedom to operate analysis, and third party pre-issuance submissions.
Troy has extensive experience in computer software and engineering. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as a senior software engineer for companies such as Motorola, Shoptalk, and CaseKnowledge. His technical skills include telecommunications, networking protocols, storage systems, computer software and hardware, computer memory, medical devices, and semiconductors.
Member, Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
Chicago, IL, 2008, M.S. Computer Science
United States Patent and Trademark Office
PTAB Bar Association