Troy focuses his practice on patent counseling and prosecution, including the development of patent portfolios, and freedom-to-operate, invalidity and patent diligence analyses. Troy has significant experience preparing and procuring patents in a wide range of technologies. For example, Troy is experienced with gas turbine engines, renewable energy systems (in particular, wind turbines), additive manufacturing, composites manufacturing, manufacturing via casting, control systems, restricted access robotics, medical devices, computer systems, mechanical devices, water purification systems, tools, firearms, and communication systems. Troy also has significant experience interfacing with international law firms to manage and direct prosecution of patent applications around the world.
Prior to joining ReavesColey, Troy practiced patent law for one of the nation’s top IP boutiques, where he gained valuable experience in prosecuting large portfolios. Additionally, Troy has 20 years of experience as an Air Force officer. Troy began his career as an Intelligence Officer before transitioning to the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. During his 13 years as a JAG, Troy specialized in Government procurement and fiscal law (including contract formation, contract terminations, contract litigation, contract claims, bid protests, regulatory compliance, and alternative dispute resolution), litigation matters, public speaking, strategic communications, intelligence operations, and policy development. Troy’s unique breadth of experience gives him valuable insights that he applies in his everyday practice.
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