Frank Bozzo

Of Counsel



District of Columbia
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


University of Virginia
JD, School of Law

Brown University
ScB, magna cum laude
Electrical Engineering

Frank drafts and prosecutes patent applications in computer hardware and software fields.

Prior to joining Colby Nipper as Counsel, Frank spent 20 years drafting and prosecuting patent applications with other firms. Prior to that, he was a lecturer at the University of Arkansas School of Law (working in President Bill Clinton’s very modest former office) teaching courses in intellectual property law, written advocacy, and other subjects. He began his legal career as a patent litigator and was on the trial team for the plaintiff in Markman v. Westview Instruments. Frank worked as a Systems Engineer for IBM prior to attending law school.

Technical Experience

Computer Hardware Fields:  memory devices; processor architecture; solid-state manufacturing technologies

Computer Software Fields:  user interfaces; end-user software; database management; image processing and compression; medical image processing; advertising delivery systems; project management systems; interactive television delivery

Automotive Fields:  electrical vehicle charging and power management; user navigation, trip planning, and edutainment systems; driver risk and insurance management software; structural systems

Aerospace Fields:  airframe structural and assembly technologies; steer-by-wire controllers; satellite image detection

Medical Fields:  non-invasive surgical and sampling devices; ultrasound systems

Sporting Goods and Various Other Mechanical Fields

Systems Engineer, IBM