Russell T. Manning


About Russell T. Manning

(720) 562-5502

Managing Partner

Mr. Manning represents clients in diverse matters involving intellectual property (IP) rights including patent preparation and prosecution for start-up and established companies. Mr. Manning has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting United States patent applications in a variety of technical fields, including: communication systems, medical devices, medical imaging processing software and systems, aerospace devices, as well as a variety of mechanical systems.  In addition, Mr. Manning’s practice includes counseling to render legal opinions on patent validity and infringement, IP due diligence support, licensing and counseling as to intellectual property transactions.

Mr. Manning earned his engineering degree from the University of Wyoming, where he focused on thermodynamic and fluid flow aspects of mechanical engineering.  After earning his undergraduate degree, Mr. Manning worked in the aerospace industry where he obtained design engineering experience.   He subsequently attended law school and shortly after graduating, joined the Boulder office of Marsh, Fischmann and Breyfogle LLP as an associate.  Mr. Manning became a member of the partnership in 2007.

Mr. Manning is an active member of the Boulder County Bar Association (BCBA) and is the co-chair of the BCBA Intellectual Property section.

Statement of Practice:

Patent Prosecution, Technology Due Diligence, Patent/Technology Transfer and Licensing, and Patent Assessments/Opinions

Admitted to bar:

2000, Colorado; Registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


University of Wyoming (B.S.M.E., 1993)
University of Wyoming (J.D., 2000); Order of the Coif