Paul Lewis is a partner with Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch. His intellectual property practice focuses on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, including preparing and filing of new patent applications, preparing amendments, interviews with Examiners, appeal briefs and oral hearings. He also has experience in the preparation of infringement and validity opinions, as well as preparing and responding to warning letters. Mr. Lewis also has extensive experience with design patents.

Mr. Lewis’ areas of expertise include automotive, telecommunications, data management systems, printers, tires, medical devices, elevators, centrifugal separators and sports equipment.

Mr. Lewis was a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has practiced in the intellectual property field since 1990. He is a frequent lecturer for the firm seminar series and regularly lectures in the U.S., Europe and Japan regarding U.S. patent practice and strategies. He represents large and small businesses in the United States and abroad.