Mr. Underdal is a registered patent agent, licensed to practice in all patent cases before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He holds a M.S. in Engineering from The Technical University of Denmark with concentrations in Electronics, Software Engineering & Systems Engineering, and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, UK. He is a co-inventor of 15 United States patents.

Previously, Mr. Underdal was Vice President of Product Delivery for Mitchell International, with responsibility for Platform and Appraisal solutions offered by Mitchell’s Auto Physical Damage Solutions division. Before this, Mr. Underdal was Director of Engineering for SPX Corp., leading development of computer diagnostic systems for the automotive industry. In this position he led a large engineering department in the development of automotive diagnostics solutions, including development of patented adaptive diagnostics technology. Prior to his tenure at SPX Corp., Mr. Underdal served as a Vice President of Engineering for LogicTree Corp., a start-up developing Speech Automation and Multi-Modal Content Delivery Solutions, as well as a Manager at Accenture, working for more than 8 years in Technology Services consulting.

Mr. Underdal is a practitioner member of The National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP).

USPTO Registration No.: 71154

Olav Mitchell Underdal
Managing Director


Carol Gault
Office Manager


Ms. Gault is responsible for office administration and patent prosecution coordination, including docket management and preparation of filing documents.


Previously, Ms. Gault was Branch and Field Manager for Portamedic, a national paramedical company. She was responsible for daily operations of the branch, in addition to the hiring, training and certification of all field examiners to meet company standards. Before that, Ms. Gault was Customer Service Supervisor for PMI, the Paramedical division of Equifax, responsible for both training and supervising a team of customer service representatives. Ms. Gault has over twenty years of office management and customer service experience.