Deep experience in partnering with clients to
successfully build, prosecute and monetize patent portfolios.
Bruce E. Garlick
Bruce is a founder of Garlick & Markison and has been a licensed patent attorney since 1992. He holds multiple degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a J.D. from The University of Texas, Austin. Bruce is admitted to…
Timothy W. Markison
Tim is one of country’s most accomplished patent attorneys having architected billion-dollar patent portfolios for several clients and has drafted more than 3,000 patent applications with an issuance rate over 95%. Tim is also one of the country’s most prolific…
Shayne X. Short, Ph.D.
Shayne Short is a partner of Garlick & Markison, was a registered patent agent in 1999 and has been a licensed patent attorney since 2001. He received B.S. (Cum Laude), M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, all in Electrical Engineering, from Texas…
Bruce Stuckman, Ph.D.
Bruce Stuckman has been Of Counsel to Garlick & Markison since 2005 and has been a licensed patent attorney since 1993. Bruce specializes in building commercially valuable patent portfolios in high-tech fields, including telecommunications, electronics, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, web…
Kelly joined Garlick & Markison in 2015 and has been a licensed patent attorney since 1993. Prior to joining Garlick & Markison, Kelly was Managing Director and Assistant General Counsel at Broadcom Corporation for 10 years, preceded by 10 years…
Patricia Markison Healy
Patty has been a registered patent agent since 2014 and a licensed patent attorney since 2016. She received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University (Cum Laude) in 2013 and a J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School (Summa…
Robert W. McMurtrie
Rob is a licensed attorney who joined Garlick & Markison in 2021 as an intern. He plans on taking the patent bar in 2023. Rob graduated from the University of Oregon Law School in 2022. In addition to his J.D.,…
H. Shannon Tyson
Shannon Tyson has been a licensed patent attorney since 1995. He holds a. B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, and a J.D. from The University of Texas, Austin. Shannon’s practice currently focuses on the procurement of…
Katherine C. Stuckman
Kate has been working at Garlick & Markison since becoming a licensed Patent Agent in 2015. She received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University in 2013 and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford…
Tim D. Taylor
Tim joined Garlick & Markison in 2010 as an intern and has been a registered patent agent since 2017. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University in 2015 and a J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor…
Sr. Paralegal / Administrator
Melanie joined Garlick & Markison in November 2007 as a paralegal. Melanie obtained an Associate of Accounting degree in 1984, a paralegal certificate in 1989, and the Certified Legal Assistant certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants in 1991….
Kathryn (Katie) McCrossen
Katie joined Garlick & Markison in 2010 as a Paralegal, and currently provides support for three patent attorneys/agents. From 2008-2010, Katie was a contractor with Garlick & Markison with the responsibility of reviewing issued patents. Katie graduated from Louisiana State…
Debbie joined Garlick & Markison in 2011 as a Paralegal, and currently provides support for three patent attorneys. Prior to that, Debbie worked as a legal secretary, legal assistant and paralegal with various law firms since 2000 and has worked…
Beth joined Garlick & Markison in 2013 as a Paralegal, and is responsible for US docketing, assists with foreign docketing and database management, as well as providing paralegal support to the patent attorneys/agents. Beth received her B.A. in Sociology (Cum…
Anna joined Garlick & Markison in 2021 as a litigation paralegal. She has over 37 years of experience as a litigation paralegal and most of those years have been focused on patent and civil litigation. Anna holds an Electrical Engineering…
Karen joined Garlick & Markison in 2012 as an administrative assistant. She is responsible for the preparation and initial review of weekly docket reports, secondary docket verification for not only incoming USPTO correspondence but also new U.S. patent application and…
Rachal started working with Garlick & Markison in 2014. Rachal graduated from Texas A&M University in 2018 with a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Sciences.
Amy started working with Garlick & Markison in 2014. Amy obtained Associate Degrees in Culinary Arts from Maui Community College in 2009 and Le Cordon Bleu in Scottsdale, AZ in 2013. Amy is the oldest daughter of founder, Tim Markison.
Alyson (Aly) Garlick
Alyson started working with Garlick & Markison in 2016. She will graduate from Texas A&M University in 2023 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. Alyson is the daughter of founder Bruce Garlick.
Isabel started working with Garlick & Markison in 2020. She attends Texas A&M University and is pursuing Aerospace Engineering with two levels of honors. Isabel is the oldest daughter of partner Shayne X. Short.
Logan started working with Garlick & Markison in 2017. Logan will graduate from Arizona State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 2022.