With more than two decades of experience as an intellectual property attorney, Peter Stecher is skilled at assessing how to help clients leverage their technological innovations to increase the profitability of their products, services, or business. His passion is in merging legal and business principles to provide market security for business growth, especially in the commercialization of complex technologies or ideas.

In addition to his law degree, Peter has advanced degrees in finance, business administration, and electrical and computer engineering, as well as certificates in personal leadership and innovation and entrepreneurship. That depth of knowledge has helped him secure a large number of patents for many top tech companies and universities. He specializes in patent prosecution, patent infringement analysis, freedom to operate analysis, business-related IP matters, patent harvesting, and licensing.

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J.D., Suffolk University Law School

M.B.A/M.S., Finance, Northeastern University

M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

B.S., Electrical Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Certificate in Personal Leadership (Stanford LEAD), Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Professional Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Stanford University School of Engineering



United States Patent & Trademark Office

District of Columbia

honors & awards

Rising Star, New England Super Lawyers, 2013 & 2014


  • Over 20 years of experience in patent prosecution and freedom to operate analysis in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, optics, photonics, lasers, quantum computing, and microwave-based technology.
  • Extensive work with leading educational/research institutions, inventors, entrepreneurs, private and public companies, and venture capital firms in these fields.
  • Proven record of obtaining over 400 patents for clients and universities while leveraging my expertise in business and finance.