Chad Wells is a partner with Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch. His intellectual property practice focuses on domestic and foreign patent prosecution, including drafting and filing new applications, preparing amendments, conducting interviews with Examiners, filing appeal briefs, and attending oral hearings. Mr. Wells also has experience in the preparation of infringement and validity opinions as well as providing litigation support in the Court of Federal Claims, district court and the International Trade Commission.

Mr. Wells specializes in the areas of mechanical and electro-mechanical fields. His areas of expertise include various technologies such as light emitting diodes, telecommunications, imaging systems, household appliances including compressors and pumps, secondary batteries, and medical devices. Mr. Wells also has extensive experience with design patents.

Mr. Wells is a former Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has practiced in the intellectual property field since 1998. He is a frequent lecturer for various firm seminar series and also conducts specific workshops at the request of clients.