Wade Kirshy is a patent attorney and a member of the Electronic Engineering & Software Team. His practice focuses on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio development and counseling. He has also done significant work in the areas of patent litigation and IP/corporate transactions.

Wade prides himself on understanding how to efficiently obtain IP protection and use that protection to strategically reduce company risk. He has aggressively obtained IP protection for his clients using a value-driven and business-based approach. He has worked with a broad range of companies, from startups to Fortune 500 companies and businesses in between. Wade uses his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for business to understand each client and their industry to design a legal strategy that fits their budget. His prosecution practice includes work in various technologies, including electronics, software (e.g., fintech, analytics, big data), medical devices, oil and gas, batteries, and more.

Wade is also an active member of the Denver office’s pro bono committee, and dedicates substantial time to pro bono work each year. For example, Wade has represented many families in need with finalizing kinship adoptions in Colorado.


University of Maryland School of Law J.D. (2008) The Journal of Business and Technology Law, Associate Editor

Union College B.S. (2004) Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude



District of Columbia (inactive)

Florida (inactive)

Massachusetts (inactive)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2015)

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