Teresa U. Medler (retired) co-founded the firm in 2005. She guided the firm for almost two decades before her retirement in 2023. When practicing, she was an expert in the preparation and prosecution of domestic, foreign and international patent applications related to the mechanical arts, with particular emphasis on medical devices, injection molding, touch feedback technology, and consumer products. In addition to patent prosecution, she assisted clients with strategic patent planning, due diligence issues, freedom-to-operate issues, as well as validity, infringement, and patentability opinions. Ms. Medler’s clients ranged from individual inventors to international corporations, all of whom appreciated her personal responsiveness and integrity, in addition to her technical and legal expertise.