Sughrue Mion has added Stuart Levy as of counsel in its electrical/mechanical practice group in Washington.
Sughrue Mion is an intellectual property firm with about 100 lawyers in Washington.
Before going into private practice, Levy spent 37 years at the Patent and Trademark Office. At the PTO, Levy worked as a primary examiner and as a supervisory patent examiner. Most recently, Levy was an administrative patent judge with the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.
While an administrative patent judge, Levy decided appeals involving electrical, computer, business method, and mechanical technologies.
Levy’s experience also includes serving as chairman of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure revision committee as vice-chair of the Supervisory Patent Examiners Classifiers Organization and Project Leader for the creation of the Patent Assistance Center.
Levy was not immediately available for comment.