Mr. Bachand is a partner in the Technology group with over 15 years of experience representing emerging and large companies in intellectual property matters, particularly in the area of medical devices. His practice is directed toward counseling clients in all areas of patent, trademark and copyright law. His legal expertise and business acumen have assisted many clients in achieving favorable results.

Mr. Bachand regularly partners with a wide variety of clients to strategically manage intellectual property portfolios, prosecute patent and trademark applications, provide opinions directed toward patent infringement and validity, conduct due diligence on IP portfolios, and negotiate and prepare license and other intellectual property agreements. He also assists clients in reexamination, reissue, interference and opposition proceedings.

His patent prosecution experience in the field of medical devices is significant. Successes include numerous cases involving cardiovascular, urologic, endoscopic, laparoscopic, gynecologic, dermatologic, orthopedic, neurologic, radio frequency, microwave, ultrasonic and optic devices, as well as methods involving a variety of diagnostic and treatment modalities.

He has also represented clients in the areas of optically variable thin film devices, semiconductor processing equipment, semiconductor packaging, data storage systems, microelectromechanical devices, tunable lasers and filters, smart materials, microfluidics, power systems, integrated circuits, electrical devices, networked storage systems, solar collectors, fuel cells, downhole drilling tools, and mechanical equipment.