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B.S., chemical engineering, Clarkson University 

J.D., cum laude, Franklin Pierce Law Center (now University of New Hampshire School of Law)

Nathaniel focuses his practice on patent law, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, due diligence matters, and opinion work. His areas of experience include ion implantation systems and other semiconductor processing equipment; robotic and conveyor systems; heating and cooling mechanisms; vacuum systems; silicon wafer production; microfluidics; superconductors; nanomaterials; and manufacturing processes for semiconductors, LEDs, and solar cells.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Nathaniel spent more than five years as in-house intellectual property counsel at a semiconductor equipment manufacturer in Massachusetts. While there, his responsibilities included patent preparation and prosecution, patent and trademark portfolio management, reexamination, due diligence matters, and opinion work. Nathaniel also performed work related to a patent infringement lawsuit and handled aspects of a multibillion-dollar acquisition.


At Franklin Pierce Law Center, Nathaniel was lead articles editor for IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review and competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He also won the New Hampshire Bar Journal Editor's Award in 2007.



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  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

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