Mr. Vock joined Lathrop & Gage in 2000 and is the partner in charge of the Boulder office. His practice involves IP strategy, intellectual property prosecution and litigation, licensing and corporate counseling. His clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and universities. Mr. Vock manages a patent prosecution team that files approximately 200 original applications per year in technology areas such as software and business systems, commercial electronics, power systems, optics and imaging devices, sports and industrial sensors, space and reconnaissance platforms, silicon processing, diagnostics and medical devices. Mr. Vock spent ten years as a design and systems engineer within industry (BAE Systems, Lockheed-Martin, Loral, Honeywell and Hughes Aircraft) and has in-depth design and project experience in earth observing satellites and reconnaissance.