Lee R. Osman

Dorsey Whitney LLP
Lee Osman is a Partner of Dorsey's Patent Group and Co-Chair of Dorsey's Policy Committee, working in Denver and along the front range for over a decade, and his practice has expanded to include clients from New York to California, corresponding to the Firm's national presence and beyond. Lee is focused on providing cost effective solutions to clients and being a leader and mentor to the Firm's IP attorneys.  Lee's practice includes counseling on many aspects of IP, including IP licensing, portfolio development and management, IP commercialization, and due diligence relating to client sales and acquisitions. In the patent field, Lee helps his clients analyze the risks associated with the introduction of new products, including analyzing infringement and validity issues, and preparing related opinions. Lee also helps clients identify innovation by designing and implementing invention disclosure systems, and helps his clients protect those inventions by preparing and prosecuting patent applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Where a client is in need of assistance in dealing with an IP infringement or enforcement issue, Lee works with the client and Dorsey trial attorneys to investigate the situation and strategize the most cost effective way to realize the client's goals.  Lee has worked in many areas of technology giving him a business perspective to legal issues. As an engineer at Honeywell, Inc., and later at ATMEL Corp., Lee worked as a semiconductor fabrication process engineer. Since becoming a patent attorney, Lee has worked extensively with manufacturing processes and equipment; industrial processes and equipment; software related to industrial and business processes; fitness, shower, filter, and oral health products; environmental remediation processes and equipment, and interactive television.