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John Bostany
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law



Jeremy A. Briggs
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

2404 Hembree Dr., Marietta, GA 30062


With a sharp focus on identifying, developing, and protecting areas of monetization, Jeremy has extensive experience developing and drafting patent portfolios in both the electrical and mechanical arts. Jeremy has expertise in emerging technologies including computing hardware, context-aware computing software and hardware, language processing and computer vision, semiconductors, memory management, cloud computing, autonomous robotics, mobile telecommunications, automotive, and aerospace technologies, among others. Jeremy will guide your organization through the nuances of prosecuting patent applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and through the European Patent Office. He is also experienced in performing patent validity analyses. Before beginning his career in the law, Jeremy had extensive mechanical engineering experience in tool and die manufacturing and plastic part design. Mr. Briggs was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer.

Scott Brown
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

10801 Mastin Blvd.,, 1000, Overland Park, KS 66210


Scott is a partner with the firm and is the head of the litigation department. He began his career in California's Silicon Valley in 1990. He moved to Kansas and joined Hovey Williams in 1999. His practice includes all aspects of intellectual property creation, management, enforcement and licensing, with particular emphasis on intellectual property litigation. Scott has been a full time first chair trial lawyer since 1999, handling more than one hundred lawsuits in state and federal courts across the country in his career, both at trial and on appeal.

Ernest Buff
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

231 Somerville Rd, Bedminster Township, NJ 07921, USA


Mr. Buff has forty-five years of experience in domestic and foreign intellectual property law. He has expert knowledge of the formation and administration of patent estates, including patent and trademark prosecution, patent litigation, licensing, and business agreements for the development and exploitation of proprietary properties. Mr. Buff concentrates his technical practice in the chemical, mechanical, electrical and metallurgical industries, including amorphous and microcrystalline metals, electromagnetic components, Internet and E-Commerce software systems and business methods. While serving as Assistant General Counsel to AlliedSignal, Inc., Mr. Buff handled numerous patent and trademark litigation cases, including a successful infringement suit against a German chemical company that proceeded to the German Federal Supreme Court. He also has expertise in patent interferences, agreements, strategic alliances, acquisitions and dispositions. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, and before the Patent Bar, CAFC, the Court of Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Emmanuel Coffy
Distinguished Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

Freehold, NJ 07728, USA


Emmanuel Coffy is a registered Patent Attorney and ex-Patent Examiner. His practice emphasizes patent application preparation, prosecution, and enforcement in the electronic arts, including Business Methods Patents and Design Patents. Mr. Coffy has extensive experience in digital technologies, computer networks, and information technologies as well as device physics, which includes semiconductor applications. Mr. Coffy co-invented a device called the “Low Friction Apparatus” issued as U.S. Patent No. 8,585,092. He also has experience in re-examination, litigation support, patent infringement assessment, patentability opinion letters, cease-and-desist letters, demand letters and due diligence. Mr. Coffy also advises clients on intellectual property strategy, licensing, trademark, trade secret, copyright and related unfair competition/deceptive advertising issues.