About George J. Lyman

George LymanGeorge J. Lyman, Esq., P.E. is founding member and principal attorney of the firm. He graduated from Western New England College School of Law and is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Lyman is also a licensed professional engineer in the State of Connecticut.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Lyman worked for many years in various engineering capacities in power plant design at Asea Brown Boveri-Combustion Engineering, a worldwide leader in power generation and electrical engineering. He began his IP career in the patent department at ABB-CE. He has also worked many years in prestigious law firms engaging in all aspects of foreign and domestic patent prosecution on many technically and scientifically complex inventions in the Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Arts. His IP experience includes inventor liaising, client counseling, providing infringement, validity and patentability opinions, conducting USPTO searches, monitoring competitor patent activities, as well as conducting IP seminars for engineers and managers on the importance of protecting intellectual property assets in highly competitive markets.

Mr. Lyman has had the pleasure of working closely with many gifted inventors from all over the world. He has, and continues to enjoy grappling with the many technical details of their inventions and helping them gain the broadest possible legal protection.

In his spare time Mr. Lyman enjoys cycling and coaching ice dancing, and is currently pursuing an M.S. in mathematics at Fairfield University.


  • M. Eng., Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2005
  • Juris Doctor, Western New England College School of Law, 1999
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Connecticut (Electrical), 1995
  • M.S., Electro-Optics, Tufts University, 1993
  • B.S., Engineering, University of Hartford, 1991
  • B.S., Physics, University of Hartford, 1989


  • The Supreme Court of the United States, 2004
  • The United States Court of Appeals for The Federal Circuit (CAFC), 2003
  • The United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 2004
  • The Superior Court of the State of Connecticut, 2000
  • The United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001


  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • American Physical Society (APS)


  • Adjunct faculty, College of Arts and Science; Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science Department, University of Hartford
  • Adjunct faculty, College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture, University of Hartford
  • Adjunct faculty, Department of Engineering and Technology, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT


  • Member, Advisory Board for Engineering and Technology, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
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