Spencer practices with the law firm of Elliott, Ostrander & Preston, P.C. which has been in practice for more than 20 years, providing legal representation to, and primarily focused on, business and corporate guidance. At Elliott, Ostrander & Preston, Spencer focuses specifically on the preparation and prosecution of complex software and communications related patent applications.
As a former software engineer for Silicon Valley companies, Spencer understands the language and needs of your developers. Whether discussing cloud computing, data communications, databases, or data processing, Spencer can quickly engage with your technical experts and tackle the difficult challenge of presenting software based technologies to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
As a former program manager and ISO 9000 compliance auditor, Spencer understands how to manage complex projects, assets, and portfolios. Before entering the practice of law, Spencer was responsible for maintaining the ISO compliance and certification at a high-tech manufacturing company's U.S. operations having revenues in excess of $10-billion. Whether your company is large or small, Spencer can streamline the logistics and management of your patent portfolio so that you can focus on your core business objectives.
Spencer is a licensed attorney at law admitted to practice before the Oregon State Bar (OSB); a licensed Patent Attorney admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); a certified Program Manager (Prince2); and a certified ISO 9001:2000 Manufacturing Lead Auditor (RABQSA).