Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

F. Paul Vellano, III

F. Paul Vellano, III


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Syracuse Office

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

Paul is a patent attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group focusing on patent preparation and prosecution for domestic and international clients in technology areas including material technologies, medical devices, biotechnology, as well as broadband and wireless technology. Paul also represents clients in patent litigation matters including representing a multinational corporation in ANDA patent litigation pertaining to a blockbuster over-the-counter medication. 

Paul received his law degree from SUNY Buffalo, where he was a member of the Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal and the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal. He was also a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Board. Paul received his bachelor's degree in biological science from the University of Maryland and his research background includes the areas of bacteriology, virology and genetics.

Paul is admitted to practice in New York and before the USPTO. In addition, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Practice Areas


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of Maryland, B.S., 2003

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 2010
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2010

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Innovation American Inn of Court, Member

Civic Activities

  • Hiscock Legal Aid Society, Board Member

Speaking & Publications

  • Co-author, "Correlation Between Fundamental Binding Forces and Clinical Prognosis of Staphylococcus aureus Infections of Medical Implants," 23 LANGMUR 2289-292, 2007
  • Co-author, "Simultaneous Force and Fluorescence Measurements of a Protein that Forms a Bond Between a Living Bacterium and a Solid Surface," 187 J. OF BACTERIOLOGY 2127-137, 2005

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Associate
  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Patent Coordinator
  • Hamberger & Weiss, Law Clerk
  • Lexis-Nexis, Student Associate
  • Center for Inquiry, Legal Researcher
  • Office of Senator Charles E. Schumer