Sean Mellino

Sean F. Mellino


Direct:  216.928.2925
Fax:  216.916.2427

Focus Areas


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2001, J.D.
  • Dickinson College, B.S. (1998)

Licensed to Practice

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Sean has extensively prepared U.S. design and utility patent applications, as well as trademark applications along with corresponding respective foreign applications. Sean has extensive experience in marine engineering, biotech, biological and biomechanical systems, flooring systems, materials science, medical and health care products, athletic equipment, electronics, mechanical/electronic tools, household goods, software and business methods. He has managed worldwide patent and trademark portfolios. Sean also assists clients with worldwide trademark clearance, monitoring and enforcement, as well as domain name monitoring and enforcement.

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  • Successfully prepares hundreds of U.S. patent and trademark applications in the U.S. and corresponding foreign cases
  • Responsible for thousands of foreign patent and trademark cases
  • Negotiates and prepares numerous patent, trademark and trade secret rights in the U.S. and other countries. For example, assisted a client in obtaining a worldwide patent license with a Fortune 100 company
  • Obtained many favorable decisions for clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, including appeals, oppositions and cancellations



  • An Introduction to Intellectual Property. Canton City School District, December 6, 2017
  • Medical Marijuana Seminar. Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, October 5, 2017


  • Active member of INTA, AIPLA and CIPLA


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