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Justin chairs Fitpatrick’s Contested Proceedings Practice and is lead counsel in numerous IPRs. His background in complex PTO proceedings, including inter partes reexamination and interferences, provides invaluable PTAB experience.
ERIN J.D. AUSTIN
Erin has experience with patent litigation, patent prosecution, and PTAB contested proceedings including interferences and IPRs. Her technical background is in the chemical and pharmaceutical arts.
Josh has experience in complex USPTO proceedings, including interferences and inter partes reviews. His background also includes litigations involving a wide variety of chemical, mechanical, and computer-related technologies.
DOMINICK A. CONDE
Dom, in addition to being active in inter partes reviews, focuses on large-scale litigation matters related to chemistry, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical devices and diagnostics. Dom is also on the firm's Management Committee.
JASON M. DORSKY
Jason’s practice focuses on complex patent litigation and contested proceedings before the PTO. He has significant experience with matters involving computer technology, pharmaceuticals and mechanical devices.
UNA C. FAN
Una has experience in patent litigation, patent prosecution, and PTAB proceedings including inter partes reviews. She has litigation experience in pharmaceuticals, chemical, and food science. Her technical background is molecular and cell biology and biochemistry.
CHRISTOPHER M. GERSON
Christopher Gerson’s practice focuses on patent litigation relating to a number of technologies and industries, including computer processors and architecture, security and encryption software, mobile devices, infrastructure equipment used in telephone networks, semiconductor technology, and hearing aid technology.
DANIEL S. GLUECK
Dan has more than 20 years of extensive experience with all aspects of patent interferences, including motions, declarations, depositions, discovery, oral argument, petitions, settlement, and appellate practice.
BRUCE C. HAAS
Bruce has been practicing for over 30 years focusing mainly on complex patent litigation in a wide range of technical areas. He has recently acted as lead counsel in several pharmaceutical IPRs.
EDMUND J. HAUGHEY
Ed chairs Fitzpatrick’s Consumer Goods practice group and co-chairs the firm’s ITC Section 337 Litigation practice group, and has extensive experience with contested patent matters, including IPRs, district court litigations, and ITC investigations.
DONALD H. HECKENBERG, JR.
Don has substantial experience with inter partes reviews and other complex USPTO proceedings before the Patent Trail and Appeal Board involving a wide variety of technologies in chemical and mechanical arts.
BRIAN L. KLOCK
Brian has over 20 years of experience litigating and prosecuting patents and counseling clients on intellectual property law. His experience encompasses a wide variety of electrical, mechanical, and computer-related technologies.
Andy has experience with patent litigation, patent prosecution, and specialized USPTO proceedings, spanning a variety of mechanical, electrical, and computer-related technologies.
SEAN M. McCARTHY
Sean has experience with patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, freedom-to-operate opinions, and patent prosecution. His practice is focused on the mechanical and electrical-related arts, including medical devices, telematics, and other computer-related technologies.
JOHN D. MURNANE
John, Chair of the Chemicals Industry Group, has over 35 years of experience as a litigator in patent and trade secret cases appearing as lead counsel in such matters since 1986.
MICHAEL K. O’NEILL
Mike is managing partner of our California office. His practice focuses on complex prosecution and post-grant proceedings, particularly in the fields of semiconductors, electronics, networking and Internet-based inventions.
HENRY J. RENK
Henry has vast experience in litigating complex patent infringement cases in the Federal Courts. His background and unparalleled experience has most recently provided valuable guidance in multiple IPRs.
SIMON D. ROBERTS
Simon has over 16 years of experience in complex patent litigation and prosecution including various post grant proceedings. He has experience in a wide range of technical areas including the chemical and pharmaceutical arts. Simon has the distinction of being involved in the preparation of the first successful supplemental examination request to be filed with the USPTO that included disclosures unrelated to prior art.
ALICIA A. RUSSO
Alicia has extensive experience litigating and prosecuting biologics, biotechnology, bioinformatics and pharmaceutical patents. She has a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry, and an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences. Alicia has published original papers in Science, Nature, Cell and the Proceedings of the National Academia of Sciences.
Christina focuses her practice on patent disputes involving pharmaceuticals, biologics and biotechnology. She has experience with all aspects of IPR proceedings and litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
SEAN M. WALSH
Sean has extensive experience in patent prosecution, client counseling, and post grant proceedings. His experience encompasses technologies including electronics, network systems, mobile payment systems, and medical devices.
HA KUNG WONG
Ha Kung has extensive experience in the areas of complex patent litigation, particularly relating to pharmaceuticals, biologics and chemistry. Ha Kung has also worked in the area of inter partes review.
Stephen has experience in patent prosecution and litigation, and spent seven years as a patent examiner. His IPR experience encompasses the business method, computer, electrical, medical device, and pharmaceutical arts.
ANTHONY M. ZUPCIC
Tony has spent most of his career handling complex USPTO proceedings and has been lead counsel in well over sixty interferences and lead or back-up lead counsel in several IPRs.