Patrick J. Daugherty, Partner

Patrick J. Daugherty has been a partner at the firm since 2008. He studied electrical engineering and applied physics at Case Western Reserve University, Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio, and is a graduate of Cleveland State University (B.A., Communications, 1987) and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 1993). He is registered in the state of Ohio (1993) and before the US Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 41,697, 1998), the US District Court (Northern District of Ohio, 1999), and the US Court of Appeals (Sixth Circuit, 2004).

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Anthony M. Del Zoppo III, Partner

Anthony M. Del Zoppo III has been a partner at the firm since 2008. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (B.S.E., 1994), the University of Toledo (M.S.E., 1997), and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 2006). He is registered before the state courts of Ohio (2006), the US Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 51,606, 2004), the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2007, and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2007).

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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