Founded in 1912, Dinsmore & Shohl is an Ohio-based firm with approximately 475 total attorneys who operate from three offices in West Virginia along with other offices in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. The IP professionals at the firm are trained in technical areas including chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil, biomedical and industrial engineering, as well as aerospace, genetics and computer programming. The firm primarily assists clients with patent prosecution, but it also offers expertise in patent litigation and managing and protecting trademarks and copyrights.
Although more than 50 attorneys practice IP law in the Ohio offices, firm partner Monika Jaensson is the firm's primary IP lawyer based in the Charleston, West Virginia office. She has extensive experience with IP business transactions, drafting agreements and negotiating contracts for clients across the energy, software, construction, utilities and defense industries.