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  • Education
    • J.D., American University, 1994
    • B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1983
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Arizona, 2012
    • Missouri, 1994
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

A former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and an in-house patent counsel for a multimillion dollar company, Ari Bai brings unique perspective and experience for assisting clients in protecting and leveraging their proprietary technologies. Ari understands the challenges of building a patent portfolio for our firm's clients. With more than 20 years’ experience navigating through the complexities of patent prosecution, clients rely on him to identify and protect disruptive technologies affecting the market. Ari is committed to delivering results for clients who need to protect their most important inventions.

Ari has significant experience with:

  • Identifying inventions that are suitable for patent protection
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to obtain patent protection on complex inventions
  • Providing counsel on strategies for protecting inventions that will influence the market
  • Representing medical device companies in navigating the unique challenges of obtaining patent protection for this type of invention

Ari is a frequent educational speaker on topics critical to patent clients and remains abreast of legal trends that affect the potential patentability of clients’ product lines.

  • Assisted the Government Institution for Health and Medical Device Development identify potential patentable inventions related to complex medical device technology and obtained broad patent protection.
  • Assisted a software company in obtaining patent protection on complex software inventions.
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Startups Need to Start Up Data Protection Before It's Too Late
Published in The Record Reporter
Co-Authored by Ari Bai and Nick Verderame
December 1, 2014
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Patenting Software Inventions
Presented to the University of Missouri-St. Louis
2002-2005
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Patents in a Nutshell
Presented to Greater St. Louis Legal Secretaries Association
2002
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Pitfalls of Prosecuting Medical Device Patent Applications in Europe
Presented to the Center for Emerging Technologies
2002
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