About Us

Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti (HRFM) was founded in 1970 by Robert Heslin and is the largest intellectual property (IP) law firm in upstate New York, helping clients protect and enforce their IP for nearly 50 years.

HRFM’s more than 30 attorneys and patent agents are among the most respected professionals in their fields. The firm’s patent professionals have expertise in numerous technical disciplines, including: physics; electrical engineering; computer science; chemistry; pharmaceuticals; mechanical engineering; cleantech; business methods; nanotechnology; biotechnology; and biomedical engineering, among others. Our litigation team successfully protects our clients’ interests in courts throughout the United States.

From individuals and start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, our clients are leaders and innovators in their industries, and represent all sizes and maturity. These clients include: domestic and foreign corporations; universities; government agencies; research centers; software companies; designers; growth companies focused on emerging technologies; venture capital firms; and individual inventors.

We protect the most loved trademarks in the world.