Our Professionals


Mel Barnes

Mr. Barnes is the managing member of Capital Legal Group and his practice focuses on patent licensing, strategic patent portfolio sales, and client counseling. As a patent litigator at firms such as Howrey & Simon and Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Mr. Barnes developed the expertise ... Read More


Doug Bridges

Mr. Bridges is a member of Capital Legal Group where he brings his experience as a patent litigator to assist clients in the monetization of their intellectual property portfolios. Mr. Bridges has represented clients of all sizes including multi-national corporations, start-ups, and individual inventors in patent litigation, licensing, and patent prosecution. Through his varied experience ... Read More


Karen Kaplan

With a human services background and 14 years of creative management expertise, Karen Kaplan brings to Capital Legal Group a stellar track record of business development, an innovative marketing vision, and extensive customer relations experience. Read More


Shawn Collins

Shawn Collins is a Licensing Executive who serves as a transaction facilitator with strong business development experience. s a skilled communicator with keen insight, his extensive experience in multi-million dollar transactional negotiations has provem invaluable in patent monetization. Read More