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Nicholas S. McDonald

Patent Agent

Nicholas S. McDonald

Patent Agent

(864) 271-1592


Licensed to practice in:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas

  • Nicholas drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical arts.
  • Nicholas also interfaces with international law firms to manage and direct prosecution of patent applications across the world.


  • Nicholas has been with Dority & Manning since 2019.
  • During his undergraduate studies, Nicholas held various engineering co-op positions with both GE Power and GE Renewable Energy in Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Nicholas’ undergraduate research was directed to the reduction of radiative heat transfer within a gas turbine power nozzle.

Processional Background

  • Education: Clemson University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2017).