Anthony is a partner in the Vorys Washington, D.C. office and a member of the intellectual property group. He has prepared numerous U.S. and PCT patent applications, trademark applications and opinions.  He has also participated in major intellectual property litigation, post grant proceedings at the US Patent Office, as well as oppositions and cancellations at the US Trademark Office.  He is responsible for complex activities including negotiating and drafting agreements, conducting due diligence for multi-million dollar technology acquisitions and counseling senior management on intellectual property issues.

Prior to joining Vorys, Anthony was a partner at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP in Washington, D.C., he served as patent counsel for the U.S. Surgical Corporation and was a chemical engineer with Exxon.  Anthony’s fields of technical experience includes chemistry, catalysts, oil, gas and coal processing, metallurgy, surfactants, polymers, pharmaceuticals, compositions, biotechnology, industrial machinery and medical devices.  Anthony wrote over 50 patent applications covering zeolite catalysts, catalytic dewaxing, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, and other refinery processes before graduating law school.  He has also written a large number of patent applications for proppants for hydraulic fracturing.  

Anthony is a frequent lecturer on U.S. patent and trademark practice both in the U.S. and abroad.  He also serves as one of 12 Directors on the Board of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), a national bar association constituted of lawyers in private and corporate practice, government service, and the academic community.

Anthony received his J.D. cum laude from The George Washington University Law School.  He received his M.Ch.E. in chemical engineering and his B.Ch.E. magna cum laude from Manhattan College.  He was also a registered professional engineer in New Jersey.

Honors & Recognitions

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™ by Martindale-Hubbell

Washington D.C. Top Rated Lawyer

Professional & Community Activities

Intellectual Property Owners Association, Member, 2017

National Association of Patent Practitioners, Past President

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Director on the Board; Intellectual Property Practice in Europe Committee, Past Chair; Patent Harmonization Committee, Past Chair, AIPLA Fellow

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George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1987, cum laude

Manhattan College, Masters in Chemical Engineering, 1979

Manhattan College, B.E., 1978, magna cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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