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Duane C. Basch, Partner

With experience as a Patent Attorney, as well as work experience in various technologies and as a Licensed Professional Engineer , Duane is ready to provide a practical solution to your intellectual property needs.


Mission Statement


Michael J. Nickerson, Partner

Prior to starting the firm, Mike served as Senior Patent Counsel at Xerox, as an associate in a Washington D.C. law firm, and as a Patent Examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, after serving a brief time as an engineer with the US Department of Defense.  Mike is ready to apply his Electrical Engineering degree to assist you.

Gary B. Cohen, Of Counsel

Having recently left a corporate position at Xerox, Gary has experience in a variety of intellectual property matters, ranging from patent portfolio development, to managing defenses for major litigation. Gary has also been involved in licensing, as well as producing comprehensive  infringement/validity opinions and freedom-to-operate studies .

Our Firm

Each of our attorneys has been practicing Patent Law for over 20 years and we've found that our clients appreciate that level of experience as well as the time and effort we put into every aspect of their business. Helping you succeed is something we don't take lightly.

At Basch & Nickerson LLP we are here to listen to your needs and help you protect your intellectual property in support of your business goals. 

Our Attorneys

Together, we at Basch & Nickerson LLP are committed to serving our LORD, our families, our clients and the community.