About Us

IPLS LLC is a boutique IP firm based in Paoli, Pennsylvania specializing in Electronic/Electrical Arts and Telecommunications.

Founded in 2007 by Ian M. Hughes and Scott W. McLellan, former in-house corporate IP counsels, members of the firm have extensive experience in patent licensing, preparation/prosecution and portfolio management.

In addition to our Associate Attorney and Paralegal staff, we maintain close association with a network of specialized IP attorneys, subject matter experts, and consultants to provide particular technology expertise and customized solutions for a client’s specific needs. Firm attorneys are also experienced engineers, being inventors on several issued and pending patents.

Our clients include major corporations, new start-up ventures, licensing organizations, and individuals. While our practice is based in the U.S. we have extensive multi-cultural and international experience preparing, prosecuting, and licensing patents. In addition, we have an extensive network of foreign agents we work with closely to provide international protection for our clients.

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