Company Overview


SotoIP is a Strategic Intellectual Property Advisory and Patent Prosecution firm specializing in serving startup and emerging growth companies as well as investor groups throughout the United States. In addition, we support international startups entering the U.S. National Stage.

We bring a tremendous depth of experience to assisting our clients with their IP needs. Prior to entering private practice, Founding Patent Attorney, John Sotomayor was in-house Patent Counsel for high-tech startups, is a former Patent Examiner with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and spent the first half of his career working as an Electrical Engineer in the energy, telecommunications, software and intelligence sectors.

Our Team

Soto IP | John Sotomayor

John L. Sotomayor

Founding Patent Attorney


John Sotomayor is registered before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to practice federal law, and is licensed in Wisconsin. He is not licensed in North Carolina.

Soto IP | John Sotomayor

Krissa Johnson-Sotomayor

COO/ Strategic Partnerships

Soto IP | John Sotomayor

Natalie Garfield

Client Services Manager

Soto IP | John Sotomayor

William Piazza

Of Counsel Patent Agent

Soto IP | Taylor Arnold

L. Taylor Arnold

Of Counsel Patent Attorney


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