Peter K. Skiff

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Peter draws from a very deep pool of knowledge to help clients develop the patent strategies needed to protect innovative technologies in the U.S. and abroad. He has worked with large companies, small businesses and individual inventors in areas such as semiconductor processing, consumer products, medical devices, materials, cutting tools, automotive equipment, coatings and sporting equipment.

He has been involved with re-examination, re-issue and interference proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has counseled clients in patent infringement and patent validity investigations.

Peter has prosecuted international applications, directed foreign prosecution and provided litigation support for the International Trade Commission and District Court. Last but not least, Peter himself has issued more than 600 patents. Before entering private practice, he worked as a Primary Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Clients rely on Peter’s knowledge and the insights of 30 years’ experience for thorough analysis of intellectual property issues. His semiconductor processing experience includes CVD, ALD and plasma etch processes and vacuum processing equipment.

His materials experience includes nano materials, intermetallics, hydrogen storage alloys, fuel cell materials, superconductors, shape memory alloys, metallurgical alloys, powder metallurgy and ceramic materials. And he has worked with medical devices such as inhalers, stents, catheters and laparoscopic equipment.


  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1982
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S., 1974, Materials Engineering
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1972, Materials Engineering


  • District of Columbia Bar
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Society of Metals
  • Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court


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