• New York, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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  • Intellectual Property
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New York
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Experience
Eric joined Ropes and Gray in 2005 when it merged with Fish Neave, the IP boutique where he had been a partner since 1997. Eric concentrates on patent litigation and licensing involving semiconductor processing, flat panel displays, biotechnology, medical devices, engineered materials, industrial chemical processing, automotive electronics and engine control, and business methods.Some of his exemplary cases include ETG v. GN Resound et al., (Civil Action No. 05-422 D. Del.); Orion IP, LLP v. Ford Motor Co. et al. (Civil Action No. 5:04-CV-313 EDTex.);British Telecommunications v. Verizon et al. (Civil Action Nos. 03-526-28 D. Del.); Plasma Physics v. IBM et al., (Civil Action Nos. 02-3463, 3475, 3484 E.D.N.Y.); Fulhorst v. Mazda Motor Corp. et al., (Civil Action No. 2-02-CV-42 E.D. Tex.); Applied Materials v. Plasma Physics, (Civil Action No. 00-2199 E.D.N.Y.); Plasma Physics v. Fujitsu et al. (Civil Action No. 99-8593); Biogen v. Amgen, (Civil Action No. 95-10496 D. Mass.); Allied Signal v. Allegheny Ludlum, 29 USPQ2d 1039 (D. Conn. 1993); Fulhorst v. Ford Motor Co. et al., (Civil Action No. 96-577 D. Del.). Eric's experience in trademark and copyright cases includes Pernod Ricard USA LLC v. Bacardi USA Inc. (Civil Action No. 06-505-SLR), Cubaexport v. OFAC (Civil Action No. 06-1692 D.O.C.) andNBA v. Motorola, 105 F.3d 841 (2d Cir. 1997).
The University of Michigan Law School
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Hope College
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