BECHEN PLLC is a boutique law firm with a primary focus on Intellectual Property law.


Software solution + Business methodologies + Microprocessor technology + Medical devices + Search engine technology + Video gaming + Design patents.
Post Grant Review matters before the Central Reexamination Unit and the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences


Recognition, determination and acquisition of Trademarks + active monitoring of marks + policing marks in the marketplace.
Forward deployment of IP assets via active licensing programs.

Portfolio Development + Management

IP Portfolio Analysis in conjunction with a merger or acquisition.
Business formation issues including recognition of prioritized IP assets for structured growth with consideration of funding rounds. 

IP Scrub

Meeting with technical staff for determining unrecognized IP assets within your organization + Outline for securing said IP assets consistent with organizational constraints


BSE in Electrical & Computer Engineering. Certificate of Technical Entrepreneurship.  University of Iowa.

Juris Doctorate.  Masters of Intellectual Property.  Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire)

First Graduate of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, with a focus on high technology start-ups.  Developed and launched not-for-profit company, Cancer Resource Network, providing computers and web-based content to cancer patients and their families.

Inaugural President for the Thomas Jefferson Intellectual Property Inns of Court.

Licensed in Virginia.

Licensed before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Bechen PLLC is located just outside Richmond, Virginia.

825 Grove Road, Suite 6

Midlothian VA 23114


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