Attorneys & Patent Agents
Deborah A. Peacock, P.E.
Managing Partner, President/CEO
As President and CEO of Peacock Law, Deborah Peacock specializes in IP law and transactions related to business and technology. Her expertise is in complex transactions, commercialization of leading-edge and disruptive technologies, and global branding. Her practice areas include chemical and mineral processing, mining, metallurgy, semiconductor, environmental, water treatment, oil and gas, energy, utilities, alternative energy, lasers, optics, acoustic, aerospace, outer space, food and beverage, consumer products, social media, blockchain/cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, 3-D printing, and State and Federal regulations regarding the environment, food, labeling, and export laws. Deborah is a member of the Aerospace and Outer Space Practice Group, Dental Practice Group and Trademark Practice Group. She earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a Bachelor’s degree with highest honors in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. She is licensed to practice law in New Mexico, New York, and Colorado, and is a Registered Patent Attorney. She is also a registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico and Colorado.
Janeen Vilven-Doggett, Ph.D.
Janeen Vilven-Doggett, Ph.D., is a partner of Peacock Law P.C. specializing in patent prosecution in biotechnology, computer science, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, genetics, medical devices, nanotechnology, and optics, and a member of the litigation team. She is a member of the firm’s Dental Practice Group and also handles patent, trademark and intellectual property, FDA counseling regarding medical devices, pharmaceutical applications, and product labeling requirements. She earned a J.D. cum laude from the University of New Mexico, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. She is licensed to practice in New Mexico, the United States District Court of the District of New Mexico, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a Registered Patent Attorney.
Justin R. Muehlmeyer
Justin is a partner of Peacock Law P.C. and Registered Patent Attorney practicing all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation. He is a member of the firm’s Aerospace and Outer Space Practice Group, Dental Practice Group and Trademark Practice Group, and also practices regularly in the fields of electronics, mechanics, and consumer products. Committed to encouraging the growth of Albuquerque’s growing tech and creative arts communities, Justin speaks regularly on intellectual property to inventors, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, dancers, authors and engineers.
Philip D. Askenazy, Ph.D.
Registered Patent Agent
Philip Askenazy, Ph.D., is a Registered Patent Agent specializing in patent prosecution and analysis in the areas of materials, optics, semiconductors, chemical engineering, aerospace, outer space and electro-mechanical devices. He also assists with intellectual property licensing, technology commercialization, and business planning. He is a member of the firm’s Aerospace and Outer Space Practice Group. Philip earned a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) in physics from Harvard University, and both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in applied physics from the California Institute of Technology.
Justin R. Jackson
Justin Jackson is a Registered Patent Attorney, practicing in the areas of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets) with the firm of Peacock Law P.C. since 2003. Prior to practicing as a patent attorney, Justin worked in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at Oklahoma State University and is a member of the firm’s Aerospace and Outer Space Practice Group. He grew up in the country and spent his childhood welding, bolting, and hot-gluing various inventions together in the shop. Because of that upbringing and his continual tinkering, he is more familiar than most attorneys with the tools, fasteners, and lingo that inventors typically use in building and describing their inventions. Justin received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University. He has testified as an expert witness for intellectual property matters in court proceedings.
Svitlana V. Anderson
Svitlana V. Anderson is an attorney licensed to practice in New Mexico. She is an Associate at Peacock Law P.C. and handles trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property matters. Svitlana’s practice focuses on domestic and foreign trademark protection and enforcement, all aspects of copyright law, including protection, licensing, enforcement, and entertainment law. Ms. Anderson was born and educated in Ukraine, where she attended college and law school, receiving her Ukrainian J.D. in 2002 from Odessa National Academy of Law. Svitlana also holds U.S. Bachelor of Arts-Equivalent degrees in Law from the College of Law at Nikolaev Pedagogical Institute and the Ukrainian Financial Institute, in Kiev. Svitlana earned her U.S. J.D. from University of New Mexico School of Law in 2016, where she worked as a clinical law student in the Business and Tax Clinic.
Marco H. Santamaria
Marco is a Registered Patent Attorney practicing patent prosecution in biotechnology, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, medical devices, scientific diagnostics and the mechanical arts. Marco is a member of the firm’s Dental Practice Group and a current law student at University of New Mexico School of Law. While in law school, Marco externed for the U.S. Navy and assisted with the prosecution of mechanical patents. He also externed for Judge Jimmie V. Reyna in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Stephen A. Slusher
Patent Attorney (Of Counsel)
Stephen Slusher is experienced in both litigation and transactional IP matters in copyright, trademark, and patents. He earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of New Mexico. He is licensed to practice in New Mexico, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is also a Registered Patent Attorney.
Steve M. McLary
Patent Attorney (Of Counsel)
A seasoned attorney, Steve M. McLary has served Of Counsel for Peacock Law, P.C. since 2005. He rewrote and updated the license format for company technology for Peacock Law P.C., and has provided counsel and advice in licensing, leasing, and joint venture strategy. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, and a J.D. from the University of Toledo. Steve is a member of the Indiana and Ohio bars, and is a Registered Patent Attorney.