Of Counsel

Of Counsel



Areas of Practice: Patent Prosecution and Opinions

Mr. Montone has over thirty five years of experience in the field of intellectual property.  His specialties include all areas of patent prosecution, particularly in the semiconductor, electronic, computer, electro-mechanical and communication fields, as well as interference practice, reexamination and reissue practice, and preparation of validity and infringement opinions.

Mr. Montone began his legal career as a Patent Examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the areas of radar systems and electronic display devices. Subsequently he  served as a Patent Agent for the U.S. Navy Research Office,  and thereafter as a Patent Attorney for Western Electric and at Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP.

Legal History: 

Patent Attorney, Partner, Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

Patent Attorney, Western Electric

Patent Agent, U.S. Navy Research Office

Patent Examiner U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


American University, Washington College of Law, Washington DC (J.D. cum laude, 1977).

Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1970).


Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia, and United States Patent and Trademark Office