Anthony M. Del Zoppo III, Partner

Anthony focuses on the preparation and prosecution of US and international patent applications in the electrical, software and mechanical arts. He also performs patentability searches, prepares non-infringement, invalidity, freedom to use, and opposition opinions, and also prepares and prosecutes trademark, design patent, plant patent, and plant variety protection certificate applications.

Anthony’s technical expertise includes medical devices, industrial automation, wireless communication, semiconductors, analog and digital circuits, electronics, high voltage power distribution, batteries, appliances, lighting, printing, databases, search engines, DNA sequencers, medical imaging (CT, US, MR, X-ray, PET, and SPECT), and security scanners (CT and X-ray).

Anthony previously worked as a software/electrical engineer at a large international medical imaging company. His experience included image reconstruction and processing, analog and digital circuit design, and motion control. He contributed to the development of a radiation-treatment software application for a CT scanner.


  • B.S., biomedical engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1994
  • M.S., electrical engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 1997
  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 2006

Registrations / Admissions:

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Reg. No. 51,606, 2004
  • Ohio State Courts, Reg. No. 80,746, 2006
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2007
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2007


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2013-2016

Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.P.A. is a firm of intellectual property law practitioners that provides high-quality legal services to both businesses and individuals. Our practitioners have experience in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, plant patents as well as protection rights registrations, trade secrets, and unfair competition and technology law. We have extensive experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications; preparing non-infringement, invalidity, freedom to use, and opposition opinions; and protecting assets through negotiating and enforcing licensing, assignment, trade secret, confidentiality, and other business agreements.


Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.P.A
PO Box 431, Mentor, OH, 44061
Phone: (440) 391-5100