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Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. Elects Ronald Demsher and Philip Mazoki as Principals

Giovanna Fessenden is now Digital IP Specialist and Counsel & Benjamin Sparrow is now Counsel at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

July 13, 2023

(Boston, MA) - Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. is excited to announce that Ronald Demsher and Philip Mazoki have been elected as Principals of the firm.

Ron Demsher has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and has substantial experience in all phases of patent prosecution, as well as experience in patent litigation, due diligence, and opinion work.  Ron’s patent prosecution practice focuses on technical areas such as Internet of Things (IoT), network infrastructure, wireless/mobile communications, O-RAN architecture, antennas, satellite communications, edge computing, microdisplay systems, optical networks and photonics devices. He obtained his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

“Ron is a valued resource and trusted advisor in intellectual property matters for a wide range of our firm’s clients, including corporations, universities, and start-ups. Ron serves as a zealous advocate in obtaining patent protection, performing patent audits, and enforcing and defending intellectual property rights, among his other work on behalf of clients. Ron’s work ethic and teamwork approach to a client relationship are a great combination that is a credit to himself and the firm. We look forward to Ron’s expanded contributions as one of our firm’s Principals,” stated Mark Solomon, President and Principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds.

Phil Mazoki has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. Phil’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, IP strategy, and portfolio management in the areas of electrical engineering and software, including technologies such as simulation, 3D modeling, cybersecurity, machine learning, the Internet of Things (IoT), and electro-mechanical systems. Phil also assists his clients on trademark prosecution and patent and trademark litigation. His litigation experience includes complaint and motion preparation, discovery, and infringement and validity analysis. He obtained his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

“Phil is a team player as well as a leader. He familiarizes himself with a client’s needs and provides solutions that strengthen the client’s IP position. He understands and works well with independent inventors, universities, and corporate clients. We are proud to have him represent the upper ranks and future of the firm, and excited for his newest role in the firm,” stated Mary Lou Wakimura, Principal and Chair of the Board of Directors.

Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. is also pleased to announce that Giovanna Fessenden and Benjamin Sparrow’s titles have changed.  Giovanna is now Digital IP Specialist and Counsel and Benjamin Sparrow is now Counsel at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds.

Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. is among New England’s largest law firms devoted to the practice of intellectual property law.  The firm specializes in patents, trademarks, intellectual property litigation, copyrights, licensing, due diligence, opinions, trade secrets, and intellectual property counseling.  The firm’s legal staff provides comprehensive intellectual property legal expertise in biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physics, optics, nanotechnology, and electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering.