Dean Adams

Dr. R Dean Adams has over 20 years experience in patent prosecution, entrepreneurship, management, and engineering.  Dean is licensed to practice before the USPTO and has previously driven patent development for one of IBM’s product lines, been Director of IP Strategy for a thousand-person Silicon Valley company, and led a technology startup through successful acquisition.  This experience is now used to aid clients in growing their patent portfolios.  His strengths in both technology and entrepreneurship are especially appreciated by small companies and startups.  In addition to his patent prosecution practice, Dean supports litigation efforts through expert patent analysis and performs patent due diligence on mergers & acquisitions.  Dean has authored or co-authored two books and over 20 papers.  He is the inventor of over 30 issued patents from his years in development and management.  His PhD is from Dartmouth in the area of electrical and computer engineering.


R. Dean Adams, PhD

Licensed Patent Practitioner

Member - American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member - Boston Patent Law Association