Shane Capps
PEOPLE

Shane Capps

Of Counsel
capps.shane@dorsey.com
Denver P +1 (303) 628-1511

Overview

SHANE ASSISTS TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF BUSINESS-DRIVEN STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY, PROTECT, DEFEND, ENFORCE AND BUILD VALUE AROUND IP ASSETS, INCLUDING PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND TRADE SECRETS.

An intellectual property of counsel in the firm’s Denver office, Shane’s practice actively seeks to improve client IP leverage through the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patent due diligence, and patent portfolio evaluation. He has experience in assisting clients in business decisions associated with third-party patents, including opinions of non-infringement and validity, portfolio analysis, landscape analysis, and due diligence. As a former engineer, he uses his experience working in industry to provide client counseling and strategy development from a business-centric perspective.

Shane counsels clients ranging from single inventors to global Fortune 500 companies and has technical expertise in, among other fields, consumer products including outdoor adventure technologies and packaging/shipping technologies, healthcare technology including medical devices, natural resource technology including mining systems and processes, and green technology including vehicle emissions reductions and improved fuel efficiency.

Education & Admissions

Colorado School of Mines (B.S., Engineering with Mechanical Specialty, 2001)

University of Akron School of Law (J.D., 2008), cum laude

Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Shane Capps