Mr. Cornelison’s practice focuses on patent procurement, analysis, licensing and enforcement in the electrical, computer, mechanical and communication fields. He advises clients on patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law as they apply to various technologies, including image forming devices, electromagnetic devices, RFID, telecommunications, control systems, E-commerce, software, and medical devices. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Cornelison was an examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. From 1985 to 1995, he was a software and electrical engineer specializing in the design, integration and certification of military radar systems, and military command and control systems.

Awards & Recognition

  • Philadelphia Diversity Council Multicultural Leadership Award

Industries Served

  • Computer Systems
  • Electronics
  • Electro-mechanical
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Printing and Image Forming Technology
  • RFID
  • Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Telecommunications

Related Representative Matters

  • Salvaged valuable patent coverage from patent applications narrowly drafted by prior counsel for papermaking company, including providing advice and negotiation for seven figure sale of the covered invention
  • Represented mechanical and RF communications company in all aspects of intellectual property, including patent procurement, post grant reviews, right-to-use studies, litigation, and general counseling regarding patents and trademarks
  • Represented global leading printing and image forming company in patent preparation and prosecution

Related Posts

  • Supreme Court Confirms That Tranforming Abstract Idea into a Patent-Eligible Invention Requires More Than Mere Recitation in Claims of Generic Computer


  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • J.D., George Mason School of Law
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

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