Brad Fach

Bradley C. Fach

MS, MBA, CLP, Registered Patent Agent
Charlotte, NC

President/Founder PatentFile, LLC


Brad Fach is the president and founder of PatentFile, LLC and has over 15 years of patent filing experience. Mr. Fach is registered to file patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO Reg. No. 53,855) and has filed over 500 patent applications ranging from complex biotechnology inventions to consumer products and software.

In addition to his patent expertise, Mr. Fach is also a successful inventor and entrepreneur with an MBA.  Mr. Fach started his first company in 2003 which he grew into a profitable business and sold it in 2007.  He is able to offer practical advice on both patent matters and business strategy and understands how important strong patents are for early stage companies.  Mr. Fach is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)  and has 7+ years of experience negotiating and licensing patent rights with small and large technology companies.

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Steven R. Kicksteven-kick

BS, MS, Paralegal, Registered Patent Agent
Charlotte, NC and Fort Mill, SC

Associate / Patent Agent

Steven Kick has been registered to file patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO Reg. No. 65,721) since 2009, and has a paralegal certificate from the Charlotte School of Law. Mr. Kick has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Pharmacology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Professional Science Master in Cellular and Molecular biology from the University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Mr. Kick has a wide range of patent experience from drafting patent applications to conducting detailed patent searches in various technology areas.   Prior to his time at PatentFile, LLC, Mr. Kick has worked for Chelsea Therapeutics of Charlotte, NC as an Intellectual Property Analyst and for the Intellectual Property Office at the University of South Carolina at Columbia and the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he was involved in patent and invention management.

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Experience and Qualifications:

Mr. Fach has worked as a patent agent for a top-3 patent law firm, as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, and for research universities.  He is currently the founder and chair of the Licensing Executive Society Charlotte Chapter which is the premier professional organization focused on patent and intellectual property licensing.  Some organizations Mr. Fach has worked with include:  BASF, Glaxo Smith Kline (was Stiefel Labs), Ceres Inc., Birch, Stewart, Kolasch, & Birch, Destum Partners, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Brad helped create and manage a large patent portfolio for Ceres, Inc.  which  sold for for over 100 million dollars. Some firms Mr. Fach as worked with include:








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About Us was last modified: January 15th, 2016 by Brad Fach
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