Erik Boardman is a registered Attorney since 2014 as well as a Licensed Professional Engineer from 2008, both in the State of Arizona and has been involved in the Intellectual Property field since 2006.
Mr. Boardman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) where he was frequently on the Dean’s List. Cal Poly is frequently regarded as the best pubic undergraduate engineering institution in the United States. Erik was also highly involved with student government and participated on the governing counsel of the Ag Engineering Society, Ag Student Counsel and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers-Student Branch. Also while gaining his undergrad education, he worked in farm operations and as a heavy equipment mechanic and mechanical fabricator and performed on-campus construction duties related to pumping and filtration facilities.
After his undergrad and prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Boardman was a practicing engineer working on large scale civil works projects across Arizona and California specializing in hydraulics, water technologies, and mechanical systems. While attending the Arizona Summit Law School, Mr. Boardman participated in a year-long intellectual property internship at a high-technology manufacturing firm specializing in electronic and video devices.
Erik Boardman has previous experience as in-house intellectual property counsel at a high-tech manufacturing firm as well as experience working in a specialized intellectual property law firm. During Mr. Boardman’s intellectual property career, he has filed, prosecuted and enforced dozens of trademarks and patents. Additionally, Mr. Boardman has performed more than one hundred patentability searches and drafted numerous patents.
Mr. Boardman’s experience has gained him extensive knowledge in mechanical and electrical devices, as well as construction technologies and methods.