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  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, with honors, 2003
  • B.S., Miami University(Ohio), Paper Science and Engineering, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • *not admitted in Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Memberships & Affiliations

New York Intellectual Property Law Association

American Bar Association

Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association

Fairfield County Bar Association

Volunteer, Connecticut Legal Services Day Laborer Wage Clinic

Volunteer, NYC Bar Justice Center Veterans Assistance Clinic

Aaron P. Bumgarner

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Special Counsel
  • T: 203.399.5946
    F: 203.399.5846

Mr. Bumgarner's broad-based intellectual property practice includes all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution (domestic and international), litigation, licensing, client counseling, clearance, due diligence, and opinions regarding patent validity, product design, and infringement. A portion of Mr. Bumgarner’s practice is devoted to representing clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to obtain patents covering technologies in the chemical, mechanical, electromechanical, medical and software arts, including mechanical devices, chemical processes, medical devices, automation and control systems, nanotechnology and nanotube devices, pressure/temperature measuring devices, fluid flow devices/systems, fuel cells, fiber optic applications and other types of technologies. Mr. Bumgarner's client relationships include numerous companies, industries, universities and technologies, including chemical companies, medical device companies, instrumentation and control system companies, flow control and pool/spa equipment companies and technology/engineering institutes.

Mr. Bumgarner received his B.S. in Paper Science and Engineering from Miami (Ohio) University in 1998 and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2003. Prior to law school, Mr. Bumgarner worked as a chemical engineer for Cytec Industries. Before joining McCarter & English, Mr. Bumgarner practiced patent and trademark litigation in New York City for four years. Mr. Bumgarner is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He was recently named an Empire State Counsel Honoree in recognition of his pro bono service.