Wes is a registered patent attorney with twenty years of experience counseling clients in all aspects of intellectual property law.  Wes concentrates his practice on patent portfolio development through preparing and prosecuting patent applications, overseeing foreign counsel in the prosecution of foreign patent applications, and advising clients on strategic planning.  Wes also provides legal opinions on validity, infringement, and freedom to operate.

Wes practices in a variety of technical areas, particularly cloud computing and deployment, virtual machines and containers, storage system architectures, processor architectures, IoT and sensor systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning models, integrated circuit design and packaging, electric vehicle technologies, automated navigation, and mobile device technologies.

Wes joined KLS in 2018.  Before joining KLS, Wes cultivated his expertise working at prominent general practice and boutique IP firms counseling clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, patent opinions, licensing, and trademarks.  Wes started his career in intellectual property during law school working as a patent agent for a prominent IP boutique

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • State Bar of Virginia Intellectual Property Section