December 7, 2016

“Engineering a career,” Detroit Legal News, December 7, 2016

A practicing engineer for many years, patent attorney Jeffrey Snyder enjoys the camaraderie of meeting inventors and “talking the talk.”

“What’s more special is when it isn’t just ‘talk,’ but a true understanding of the technical challenges they face in the development of their invention,” he says.

“Many concepts of cutting-edge innovation are better understood through engineering principles, and effective communication of these principles is key—inventors are often most comfortable explaining and describing their invention using engineering terms and principles,” he adds. “My job is to act as an interpreter. As a patent attorney with hands-on engineering experience, I can understand and seamlessly engage in the dialogue, and can translate that dialogue into strong patent protection.”

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