Counselors to America's Small Business
Seth M. Nehrbass, Patent Attorney, is a partner in the patent law firm GARVEY, SMITH, NEHRBASS & NORTH, L.L.C., where he practices intellectual property law with nine other patent attorneys. Seth Nehrbass got his start in intellectual property law in 1982 by working as a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He received a B.S. Summa Cum Laude in Physics in 1982 from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now U.L. Lafayette) and a J.D. Cum Laude in 1990 from Loyola Law School, where he was a member of the Loyola Law Review and Moot Court. He has authored and co-authored numerous papers and articles relating to intellectual property law. He has lectured about intellectual property law to elementary, university, and law school classes, at local and national CLE programs, at meetings, on the radio, on television, and at Fortune 500 companies. He teaches a patent law course as an adjunct professor at Tulane Law School. He was chairman of the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association from its inception in 1991 through 1995. He is an active member of the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association. He is a member of the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section. From 1988 through 1990 he served as the liaison between the ABA Intellectual Property Law Section and the ABA Law Student Division. He has chaired and been a member of various committees of the ABA Intellectual Property Law Section. He was the 1999-2000 chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association. His practice includes international, foreign, and domestic patent and trademark prosecution, intellectual property litigation, consultation, and licensing. His biography is published in, among other publications: Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in Intellectual Property; The Best Lawyers in America; Who's Who Among American Law School Students; The National Deans List; Outstanding College Students of America; Who's Who Among American High School Students. He has a personal AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Loyola University, School of Law, New Orleans, LA (J.D. Cum Laude 1990)
Patent Academy, U.S. Department of Commerce, Arlington, VA (1983)
Patent Examiner Initial Training Course, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Arlington, VA (1982)
University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Lafayette, LA, (B.S. Summa Cum Laude 1982, Major: Physics, Minors: French and Mathematics)
Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, France (1981)
Université Catholique de l'Ouest, Angers, France (1980)
• Wide array of innovative business approaches due to work experience in various countries, cultures and different organizations; • Wrote grants/proposal; • Consistent record of forging strong business relationships with prospects and clients; • Worldwide marketing, business development and international strategist with more than 20 years of unique cross-functional expertise in computers, designed and developed electronics/computers and mechanical systems, business development, management and sales, project management and leadership experience; • Ability to perform with a global perspective in a competitive and fast-paced business environment. Extensive international business experience, travel and exposure to different projects and cultures; • Successful record of leading teams in the development of high-quality deliverables and peak performance while focusing on responsibilities and commitments. • Foster professional growth through mentoring relationships and focus on training and development; • Competently juggle multiple projects while maintaining the uppermost emphasis on productivity and profitability.
• Turnarounds | Business Development | Strategic Planning | Management | Board Development | Organizational Development | Forecasting | Technology Adoption | Entrepreneurship | Growth Strategies • Sales Leadership | Channel Sales Strategies, Processes & Programs | Go-to-Market Strategies | Demand Generation | Marketing | Market-Segments | Social Media | Public Relations | Promotion | Creative Writing| • Prototyping |Financing | Communications | Market-Penetration |Packaging | Branding |New Product Analysis | Manufacturing | Engineering | Computers | Electronics | Biomedical Science | Writing & Editing Science Textbooks | Biomedical Research |
<p> PhD International College Major: Management Science MSM (MBA) Northrop University Major: Management, Marketing, Economics & Finance BSEE Northrop University Major: Electronics Engineering, Minor in Business DIP (ASEE) Lakehead University Major: Computer &amp; Electronics Engineering Florida Teacher's Certification: Physics and Mathematics (Held)</p>
I have extensive experience in managing financial institutions having held ownership positions in several small Kansas banks. I was President of First Community Bank, Emporia, Ks; President of Commerce Savings & Loan, Shawnee, Ks: president of Los Alamos National Bank, Los Alamos, NM. At various times I owned a small insurance agency, a small real estate agency and continue to own an 18 unit shopping center in Topeka, Ks with my son & wife. In between ownership in the banks I worked as a bank consultant doing business plans, budgets and policies for several Kansas banks.
<p> <p> <span>I am a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in agricultural economics, post graduate studies in economics at Wichita State University and a graduate degree in banking and finance from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University.</span></p></p>