Qualifications

Legal Experience and Training

Wayne DeMello provides  legal services in all areas of intellectual property (IP) law and Special Education Law.


Senior IP Counsel

He has provided IP legal services to companies such as General Electric, Nokia and ZOLL Medical.  


He holds a JD degree from Suffolk University Law School, an MS degree in Computer Science from Boston University and BS degree from Northeastern University in Electrical Engineering.  Atty. DeMello is registered to practice law in Massachusetts, at the US Patent and Trademark Office and in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts.  


IP Counsel services include IP licensing, patent preparation and prosecution, litigation support, trademark procurement, IP portfolio management, freedom-to-operate, infringement analysis, open source issues and copyright . Experienced in a wide range of technologies including but not limited to electrical and software systems, medical devices, communications/networking technologies, mechanical systems and mobile phone technology.  Attorney DeMello has provided IP legal services to companies such as General Electric, Nokia and ZOLL Medical.  He holds a JD degree from Suffolk University Law School and registered to practice law in Massachusetts, at the US Patent and Trademark Office and in Federal District Court of Massachusetts. 


Atty DeMello has a background providing software engineering services to companies such as Nokia, Motorola, 3Com and Hughes Aircraft Company.   


Special Education Attorney/Advocate

Since 2008 Attorney DeMello has helped  many parents obtain special education services for their children with special needs.  He has experience representing children and their parents in Hearings before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) and in Federal District Court.  He also has experience representing parents during mediation and in IEP meetings.  He has significant attorney/advocate experience helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities and mood disorders such as depression and anxiety disorders.  Reasonable fees with discounts based on income available.