Bryan HartBryan Hart practices all areas of patent law, specializing in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical and electrical arts. He excels at mastering complex technical information while maintaining the big picture and communicating key concepts in a comprehensible, concise, and persuasive manner. His applications have covered autonomous vehicles, object tracking for collision avoidance, seatbelt assemblies, airbag assemblies and deployment, vehicle crash testing, additive manufacturing, and automobile frames, among other areas.
Prior to joining Bejin Bieneman, Bryan practiced patent litigation at a national law firm in Chicago. He participated in cases in federal district court, investigations before the International Trade Commission, and inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has experience with a wide variety of technologies, including LTE (long-term evolution) standards, in-dash GPS units, textiles, enterprise storage systems, mobile-phone operating systems, lottery-ticket printing, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) equipment, lithium-ion battery packs, 2D-to-3D conversion software, cloud computing, content distribution networks, piston solid lubricants, and prosthetic knee replacements. His litigation experience helps him keep a patent’s ultimate potential outcome—enforcement—in mind throughout the prosecution process.
Bryan is a graduate of University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2009), where he was an Articles Editor for The University of Chicago Review, and a graduate of University of Michigan College of Engineering (B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, highest honors, 2006).
He is also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Intellectual Property Law (IPL) Section.
University of Chicago Law School
Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
Semifinalist, Hinton Moot Court
University of Michigan College of Engineering
B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, highest honors (2006)
State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of Illinois
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Organizations & Affiliations
American Bar Association
Intellectual Property Law Section
ABA-IPL Diversity Action Group
Washtenaw County Bar Association