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Brian W. Ayers

Patent Agent
Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.3392 | F 216.592.5009

Brian Ayers is a patent agent registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Using his extensive technology background, Brian handles all aspects of patent application preparation and prosecution. Brian also assists our Intellectual Property Group in conducting patentability and right-to-market searches, technology research, patent portfolio analysis, and patent landscape evaluation.

Before coming to Tucker Ellis, Brian worked in the information systems and security industry, most recently in payment card industry security compliance, personally identifiable information security and handling, and knowledge-based authentication for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the United States Treasury. Brian has specialization in non-linear optics and prepared his master's thesis on laser-induced gratings in amorphous arsenic-selenide (AsxSe1-x) thin films.

education & admissions


  • Miami University (M.S. in Physics, 1993)
  • Miami University (B.S. in Physics, 1991)

federal admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
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