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Bernhard P. Molldrem, Esq.



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New York, 1978
Law School
JD, New York University 1977

USPTO Reg. No. 28,973

I am originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, and got my BA in physics at St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota) and Masters in physics (solid state physics) at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. After that, I spent four years in the active Air Force as a commissioned officer in communications electronics, radar, and computers, and then I received my law degree from New York University Law School (1977); I practiced intellectual property law in New York, NY from 1977 until 1985, concentrating in patents, trademarks, and intellectual property litigation, and have been practicing in these same areas of law in Syracuse from 1985 until the present. I also served in the New York Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve in communications electronics, computers, and radar systems, and then in the at Headquarters USAF (at the Pentagon) until 1994. My practice has been as a sole practitioner in patents, trademarks and copyrights since 2000.
Direct Phone:  (315) 422-4323; direct email: [email protected]

Patent Attorney
1978 to present


  • Patent and trademark prosecution, counseling, licensing;
  • Electrical, electronic, mechanical arts, including HVAC, Sports and fitness equipment
  • Medical instrumentation, communications equipment, semiconductor devices and
  • circuits; copyrights; trade secrets.

ABA, NYSBA, New York Intellectual Property Law Assoc., CNY Intellectual Property Law Assn., Rochester Intellectual Property Law Assn., Onondaga County Bar Assn.

J.D., New York University, 1977
M.S., Purdue University, Physics (solid state) 1970
B.A., cum laude, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN (physics) 1968

Military: USAF Active Duty 1970 – 1974, New York Air National Guard 1974 –
1990, Air Force Reserve 1991 – 1994; Command, Control, and
Communications; Retired Grade: Lt. Col.

CNY Jazz Arts Foundation (former Board president)
L’Arche Syracuse (former Board of Directors)
Friends of Schiller Park (Board of Directors)
Everson Museum of Art (Treasurer, Members’ Council)

I live in the City of Syracuse, on the North Side, with my wife Leslie. Our daughter got her PhD at U. Pitt, and now teaches at Miami of Ohio.  Outside the office I am active as a musician in the trombone section of a couple bands.