About MMI Intellectual Property

MMI Intellectual Property is an intellectual property law firm specializing in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and mediation, and is committed to delivering world-class legal services. At MMI, we don’t just provide legal guidance; we build long-standing relationships with our clients and position their businesses for enduring success.

Whether you run a small business or an international corporation, MMI's dedicated team is committed to providing the best possible service and fulfilling your IP needs.

The MMI Team

Our seasoned team is small by design. We want to ensure every client has direct contact and access to each member of MMI when they need it most. Each member of our team is responsive and has an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

About the Founder

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Jonathan D'Silva

Jonathan D'Silva is a registered patent attorney. From prosecuting patents to enforcing intellectual property rights, Jonathan has the knowledge and experience to handle virtually every aspect of intellectual property law. As a seasoned IP attorney, Jonathan delves into the science, engineering, and technological aspects of intellectual property while also delivering discerning business counsel.

He works closely with CEOs, R&D engineers, small-business owners, inventors, and creatives to ensure that they understand the options available to them and how best to protect their intellectual property assets. Jonathan not only works to protect his clients' intellectual property, but he’s also a community advocate and philanthropist.

When he’s not practicing law, he’s giving presentations and lectures on intellectual property to students at various regional colleges, universities, and economic development organizations. Jonathan is the Lead Curator of the volunteer group TEDxErie, an independently organized TED event, and the CEO and co-founder of The Urban Oasis Project, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that brings fresh, regionally sourced foods to downtown Erie, solving the area’s deficit of affordable, healthy food options.

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Sunni Reitmyer

Our patent paralegal, Sunni Reitmyer, has been with the MMI Intellectual Property team since its inception in 2016. She provides support throughout the patent application process, including conducting legal research, filing utility and design patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), docketing patent application prosecution deadlines, and by assisting in maintaining granted patents. She is our in-house patent searcher, having completed the patent search training course presented by Patent Resources Group (PRG) in 2018. At heart, she is a hermit who loves to explore in the solitude of nature, and just wants to spend time with her critters. She also practices endurance running and yoga.

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Leif Uhlman

Leif Uhlman is our in-house Patent Engineer and Illustrator. Leif has a passion for design and an intimate knowledge of Patent Law. With a background in Physics and Mechanical Engineering , Leif utilizes his experience in mechanical design, product development, manufacturing, and system design to deliver the protection that your intellectual property deserves. Outside of the office, Leif is a skilled woodworker, furniture designer, and CNC hobbyist.

Our Mission

MMI is dedicated to providing judicious, high-value intellectual property services and strategic solutions that help business owners, inventors, and creators ensure enduring success. We bring our mission to fruition by trusting in three core values.

Honesty is at the heart of good business

Transparency is not only essential in intellectual property law, but in all aspects of business. In every service we provide, we have our clients’ best interests at heart and regard their trust in us to the highest degree.

Every client is one-of-a-kind

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to intellectual property. When we work with clients, every service and strategy is individualized to fit their precise needs. 

Real solutions make the world a better place

Your intellectual property is your most valuable asset, both personally and professionally. By providing clear and comprehensive solutions for our clients, we’re able to make the IP landscape more equitable and honorable for everyone.

We’re Here for You

Whether you’re applying for a patent or registering a trademark, we’re here to guide you through every step of the process. Reach out to us by visiting our contact page and letting us know how we can help you.

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