Tyler Tassone is an associate in Sterne Kessler’s Mechanical & Design Practice Group. His practice currently focuses on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications for a variety of consumer products, including footwear, sports equipment, apparel, product packaging, and beverage dispensing systems, as well as medical devices, such as drug delivery devices and blood testing systems. Tyler also has experience preparing patentability and clearance opinions.
Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Tyler practiced as an associate in the Intellectual Property Department of a general practice law firm in New Jersey. Tyler gained experience working with a wide variety of technologies in the mechanical and chemical arts, including high performance seal assemblies for semiconductor processing and downhole applications, thermoplastic composite materials and molding methods, barrier assemblies, filtration devices, riveting tools, vehicle frames, and valve assemblies.
Tyler earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law. While attending law school, he served as a staff writer and later as a managing editor of the Moorad Sports Law Journal. He also worked as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Tyler received his B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia. During his undergraduate studies, Tyler worked as a research assistant in a graduate research laboratory studying polymer nanocomposites and was co-author of an article published in the Langmuir surface science journal.