Other Attorneys

Mark R. Bilak

Member, BSEE, MSEE, JD

Scott Bloebaum

Member, BS/MS/PhD EE, JD

Erik Chmelar

Senior Associate, BS/MS/Ph.D EE, BS Chemical Physics, MBA, JD

Daniel P. Homiller

Member, BEE, MSEE, MBA, JD

Justin Leonard

Of Counsel, BSECE, BSCS, JD

Michael D. Murphy

Member, BSEE, JD

J. Michael O'Neill

Member, BSEE, JD

Wesley Sheffield

Senior Associate, BSEE, JD

Education: B.S.E.E., J.D.
Registrations: Patent attorney before USPTO
State Bar Admissions: NC
Federal Court Admissions: E.D. of NC.


Wesley is an experienced patent attorney proficient in writing patent applications and pursuing patents in a wide range of technologies. Wesley focuses primarily on telecommunications, networking, and software.

Prior to joining MBH, Wesley spent 13 years in private practice at both boutique and large firms where his clients included individuals, startups, research universities, and major corporations.  In this role, his experience included: SS7 and LTE telecommunications equipment, Virtual reality, Nuclear measurement devices, Mobile weather applications, Fiber Optics, and Packet-switched networking.  Wesley has also provided patent litigation support for infringement lawsuits in the E.D. Texas against several Global 50 companies. 

Wesley earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a JD from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where Wesley served as the executive editor of the Intellectual Property Law Journal.