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JUSTIN OLIVER

Partner

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.

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ERIN J.D. AUSTIN

Associate

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.

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TARA A. BYRNE

Partner

Tara has over 15 years of experience in patent litigation and client counseling. Her experience encompasses a variety of technologies within the pharmaceutical, chemical and biological arts.

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JONATHAN BERSCHADSKY

Partner

Jonathan is Chair of Fitzpatrick’s Telecommunications and Networks practice group, and has over 15 years of expertise in patent prosecution, litigation, specialized PTO proceedings and client counseling.

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JOSH CALABRO

Associate

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.

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DOMINICK A. CONDE

Partner

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.

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FRANK A. DELUCIA, JR.

Partner

Frank is Chair of Fitzpatrick’s Aerospace, Automotive & Marine practice group, and has expertise in patent procurement and specialized USPTO proceedings including reissues, reexaminations, IPRs, and patent interferences.

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JASON M. DORSKY

Associate

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.

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BRUCE C. HAAS

Partner

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.

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DONALD H. HECKENBERG, JR.

Partner

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.

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CHITRA M. KALYANARAMAN

Associate

Chitra has several years of experience in federal patent litigation as well as patent prosecution. Her prosecution practice is focused in a variety of scientific areas, including computer-related and mechanical technologies.

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BRIAN L. KLOCK

Partner

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.

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RAYMOND R. MANDRA

Of Counsel

Ray has over 25 years of experience handling patent matters related to chemical, food, pharmaceutical and biotechnological sciences. He has handled various PTO proceedings, including interferences, inter partes reexaminations and inter partes reviews.

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MICHAEL P. MCGRAW

Partner

Mike has over 16 years of experience in patent litigation and prosecution (including IPRs). He has experience in the pharmaceutical arts, process chemistry, welding gases, combustion and vitamins.

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JOHN D. MURNANE

Partner

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.

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MICHAEL K. O’NEILL

Partner

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.

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Henry J. Renk

Of Counsel

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.

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CHRISTINA SCHWARZ

Partner

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.

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SEAN M. WALSH

Associate

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.

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HA KUNG WONG

Partner

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.

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STEPHEN YAM

Associate

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.

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LOCK SEE YU-JAHNES, Ph.D.

Partner

Lock See has over 15 years of patent prosecution experience and leads Fitzpatrick’s Semiconductor Technologies group. Her experience encompasses technology areas including electrical, mechanical, and computer-related arts.

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ANTHONY M. ZUPCIC

Of Counsel

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.