Peter Hrubiec’s practice includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He has extensive experience working on patent applications for a variety of technologies within the mechanical and aerospace fields.
Prior to joining BoMc, Peter was a patent examiner at the USPTO where he examined applications related to turbines and compressors in gas turbine engines, turbochargers, wind turbines, impellers, laptop fans, ceiling fans, and fluid pumps. Through his time at the USPTO, Peter gained valuable knowledge and insight of the patent application process.
During law school, Peter worked as a law clerk at an intellectual property boutique firm in Washington, D.C. where he drafted patent claims as well as motions and memoranda related to patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. He also served as a publication staff member for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal.
- Received in-depth training on the patent laws and examining procedure at the USPTO.
- Extern at the USPTO for the Training Quality Assurance Specialists in the semiconductors, circuits, optics, and printing technology center.
- Assisted in preparing for a trial relating to patent, trademark, and trade dress infringement.
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2016
- George Washington University, M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2013
- Syracuse University, B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2011
- Author. “USPTO Announces Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program,” BoMc Blog, July 14, 2020.
- Author. “Government Ineligible to File AIA Post-Issuance Review Proceedings: Return Mail, Inc. v. United States Postal Service,” BoMc Blog, July 11, 2019.
- Author. “PTAB Reversals Based On The 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance,” BoMc Blog, February 28, 2019.
- Coauthor. “Claim Construction Evidence During Patent Prosecution in the USPTO and Appeals to the Federal Circuit,” 44-4 AIPLA Q.J. 585 (2016).