Peter Anthony Nieves

Sheehan Phinney - New Hampshire

1000 Elm Street, 17th Floor
Manchester

NH 03101

+1 603-627-8134

Patent star 2020/21


Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent office proceedings
Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Chemistry
Electrical
Electronics
ICT & software
Medical devices
Telecommunication


Peter is the head of the firm’s Patent Law and Intellectual Property and Technology Groups. He is an experienced patent attorney whose unique practice focuses on many aspects of intellectual property, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, and trademark prosecution. Peter’s practice also includes management of domestic and international intellectual property portfolios (e.g., patent and trademark portfolios), licensing of intellectual property, counseling on intellectual property strategies, and intellectual property due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Peter not only has extensive knowledge of the requirements and procedures for procurement of intellectual property and enforcement of rights, but he also has an appreciation and understanding of how such intangible assets affect a corporation and strategies for best capitalizing on such assets globally.

Peter regularly counsels clients and renders opinions concerning the patentability of ideas, infringement/non-infringement of patents, the validity/invalidity of patents, and the design of products and processes to avoid potential infringement assertions.

Admissions
Peter is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, Georgia, before the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia and the State of New Hampshire, the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the Intellectual Property Law section of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, and Georgia Bar Association.

Education

  • J.D., University of NH School of Law, formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • B.S.E.E., State University of New York at Buffalo Awards
  • IP Stars, Trademark and Patent Star for NH
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Patent Law
  • New England Super Lawyer®, Intellectual Property
  • 2011 Top Patent Prosecutors by Patent Buddy, Patent Research Review
  • 2007 40 Under Forty, New Hampshire Union Leader





Last updated 13th May 2019

Patent litigation

Patent office proceedings

Patent prosecution

Patent strategy & counseling

Trade mark prosecution

Trade mark strategy & counseling

Chemistry

Electrical

Electronics

ICT & software

Medical devices

Telecommunication