Intellectual Property Staff

Robert C. Montgomery

Mr. Montgomery is the Founder and President of Montgomery Patent & Design and is registered as a Patent Agent within the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He holds both Chemistry and Chemical Engineering degrees.  Mr. Montgomery has prepared, filed, prosecuted and had awarded over 500 patents in a variety of genres, as well as having performed thousands of patent searches.  Before founding MP&D, Mr. Montgomery’s experience included chemical research projects, design and implementation of environmental regulatory instrumentation, and operational management of a frontline production facility with large international companies.


Robert E. Montgomery

Mr. Montgomery is the Administrative Director of Montgomery Patent & Design and serves as the Copyright Agent.  Mr. Montgomery’s early career was in academe, having taught college in the computer science and business departments while conducting extensive corporate training. He has served as the Operational Director and National Sales Manager of a software company, serving the gas and oil industry.  The past several years, Mr. Montgomery has specialized in providing guidance and counseling to small-entity inventors and serving as President of The InventSAI Network.


Joseph T. Yaksich

Joseph T. Yaksich, Esq. is a Patent Attorney for Montgomery Patent & Design.   Mr. Yaksich received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law earning Cum Laude honors.   His professional career began as a process engineer before earning his law degree.  As an attorney, in addition to intellectual property, Mr. Yaksich has experience as a criminal defense attorney as well as with Business and Employment Law.  Attorney Yaksich also served as a Military Intelligence officer in the United States Army and Army Reserves.


Aaron R. Cramer

Aaron R. Cramer, Esq. is a registereed Patent Attorney for Montgomery Patent & Design. Mr. Cramer received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Grove City College. Mr. Cramer continued his education receiving a Masters from Trinity International University, and ultimately received a Juris Doctorate from the Univeristy of Illinois College of Law. Mr Cramer's prior professional experience included corporate, insurance and financial industry litigation, and trust and estates at PNC Wealth Management.