Anthony Meola is a Partner with Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts, LLP, where he is a Patent Litigator and Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Group. Mr. Meola has significant experience litigating intellectual property disputes in state and federal courts, and particularly litigating patent matters. He also has significant experience representing clients at the International Trade Commission (ITC). Prior to joining Schmeiser, he founded The Meola Firm, PLLC, where he practiced all facets of intellectual property law including managing intellectual property portfolios, and he was special counsel for Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, litigating patent and trademark infringement cases; preparing legal opinions; conducting IP due diligence; drafting technology transfer agreements and open-source agreements; and prosecuting patent applications in various fields including mechanical, electro-mechanical, software and methods of conducting business. Prior to that, he was a senior associate at Howrey, LLP, managing the intellectual property portfolio for Dictaphone Corporation and other large technology companies, as well as litigating intellectual property disputes.