The Klarquist professionals in the Mechanical Group have a broad range of experience and skills. In addition to having degrees in engineering or the sciences, many of the attorneys in the Mechanical Group have private sector work experience for technology companies. These attorneys are able to understand a broad range of mechanical technologies and provide patent advice to our clients in diverse mechanical fields.

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Michael P. Girard
Ramon A. Klitzke II


The firm has helped clients to obtain patents in a wide array of mechanical technologies, including:

  • Advanced medical and dental equipment
  • Vehicles and vehicular components
  • Consumer products (including sporting goods, housewares, personal electronics, etc.)
  • Process control equipment
  • Papermaking and wood products manufacturing
  • Construction equipment and materials
  • Semiconductor testing and processing equipment
  • Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Food technology