Heimbecher & Assoc., llc

Piecing together your IP protection . . .SM



About Us







Reed R. Heimbecher
Reed is the founding partner of the Firm. For more than two decades, he has practiced all aspects of worldwide intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent and trademark prosecution, client counseling, and intellectual property due diligence. A significant portion of Reed's practice involves providing patentability, noninfringement, and invalidity opinions. Reed also drafts licenses, assignments, and development agreements; and he handles appeals before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and in federal court.

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Mark D. Trenner
Of Counsel

Mark has been in practice for over fourteen years, first as a patent agent, then as a patent attorney.  He has developed significant expertise in the following areas of intellectual property law:  preparation and prosecution of United States and international utility and design patent applications, preparation and prosecution of trademark applications, and managing international patent and trademark portfolios.  Mark's technical background covers a wide variety of technologies, including electrical and electronics devices, computer hardware and software, chemical and environmental processes, and mechanical devices.



Maria A. Heimbecher
Chief Operations Officer
Maria handles the financial and human resource issues of the firm.  She is able to pull from her Masters degree from the University of Colorado and her years of prior experience as an office manager at a high-tech company and an oil company, as well as six years of accounting in two large law firms.  By overseeing the day-to-day business of the firm, Maria maximizes the time available for the attorneys to practice substantive intellectual property law.  Prior to coming to Colorado, Maria was involved in marketing for an advertising agency in Manhattan, NY whose accounts encompassed a number of Fortune 50 companies.



Adam D. Malmut
Paralegal, Docket Clerk, & Facilities Coordinator
Adam joined Heimbecher & Assoc., LLC in September 2003 after obtaining his Bachelorís degree in English and Communication from the University of North Carolina.  Since joining the firm, he has received training in intellectual property docket systems and patent office procedures, including resident training at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and professional training in the use of the Firmís current commercial docketing software.  Adam is responsible for all docketing, data entry, and report generation at the Firm, and he oversees inventory of all firm supplies.  In addition, he coordinates with domestic and foreign associates concerning the payment of all maintenance and annuity fees.  Adam also assists the Firmís attorneys with legal and other research, putting his prior experience as a research assistant at the University of North Carolina to good use.  While completing his degree, Adam was a manager in the specialty food and restaurant industry, with responsibility for staffing, payroll, and inventory control.


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