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5 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Calfee has one of the largest Intellectual Property practices in a general practice firm within the Midwest. The attorneys in our IP group have broad experience and a deep bench in prosecution, litigation, opinions and counseling. Of the approximately 40 skilled attorneys in Calfee's Intellectual Property practice, more than 30 attorneys are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Our Intellectual Property group conducts patent and trademark searches, prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent, trademark and copyright applications; and works with clients to maintain and enforce issued patents and registered trademarks. We provide corporate counseling on issues of licensing agreements; assignments, security interest and confidentiality and non disclosure agreements, trade secret protection; and patent and trademark infringement. Calfee attorneys also represent clients involved in intellectual property disputes and litigation – helping resolve or litigate issues of infringement, trademark oppositions and cancellations, Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) of patents, and trade secret and unfair competition violations.

Serving a national and international client-base comprised of both established and entrepreneurial enterprises, Calfee provides fully integrated, high quality legal services throughout the United States and around the world.

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What the team is known for

Esteemed for its handling of IP litigation and portfolio management on behalf of large clients in Ohio and the Midwest and across the USA. Highly experienced in the engineering, chemical and biological sectors, with notable abilities in handling matters for consumer products and manufacturing clients.

Notable Practitioners

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John S Cipolla
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John S Cipolla
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John Cipolla receives notable acclaim for his broad contentious and noncontentious practice, and is particularly notedfor his work in patent litigation.
"He's a wonderful litigator and a consummate professional." "John is a really good litigator who picks the right fights. He's also a personable lawyer and very good speaker."

Todd Tucker
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Todd Tucker
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Todd Tucker takes on a range of domestic and cross-border IP disputes, including patent litigation. His experience includes matters concerning the protection of assets in China, and he regularly advises Chinese entities on US-based IP portfolios.
"Todd is sharp, responsive and understands our business and the Chinese business culture." "Todd is deeply experienced in IP and brings a real wealth of knowledge."

Mark McDougall
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Mark McDougall
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Mark McDougall cochairs the team's IP practice and represents companies from a range of industries in both contentious and noncontentious patent matters.
"He's extremely knowledgeable, super personable and has a great client manner." "Mark is an excellent business partner with our team."

Billy Raulerson
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Billy Raulerson
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Billy Raulerson offers counsel to clients on a range of patent disputes, regularly assisting with the preparation and prosecution of large portfolios.
"He has a very pragmatic and no-nonsense approach to things and is consistent in his conversations. He knows our business inside out and does an excellent job at pairing us with the right expert."

Raymond Rundelli
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Raymond Rundelli
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Raymond Rundelli assists clients in complex trademark litigation and portfolio management work. His practice also extends to patent-related matters.
"Raymond is a real expert in trademark law and knows the ins and outs of the industry." "He's extremely responsive and gives practical advice."

Ranked Lawyers at
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

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Intellectual Property

John S Cipolla
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John S Cipolla
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Todd Tucker
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Todd Tucker
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Billy Raulerson
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Billy Raulerson
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Mark McDougall
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Mark McDougall
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Raymond Rundelli
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Raymond Rundelli
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Members

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Adam Slepecky

Andy Alexander

Ashley Earle

Billy Raulerson

Head of Department

Brad Liu

Bradley Pulfer

Brian Doney

Chet Bonner

Christopher Jackson

Cynthia Neal

Daniel McMullen

David Grover

Dustin Likens

J. Andrew Mason

Jack Smith

John Reulbach, III

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John S Cipolla

Head of Department

John Wilaj Jr.

Joshua Friedman

Joshua Ryland

Kenneth J. Smith

Kimberly Pinter

Kyle Deighan

Mark Hull

Mark McDougall

Head of Department

Michael Campbell

Michael Medley

Ned Pejic

Sara Blair

Sean Moorhead

Stephen Moore

Tara Kastelic

Thomas Irwin

Tianyue Zhang

Todd Behrens

Veronica Lambillotte Vasu

Clients

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American Greetings

BOE Technology

BYD Company

Fortune Brands (NYSE: FBHS)

GOJO Industries, Inc.

Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC)

RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM)

STERIS/U.S. Endoscopy Group (NYSE: STE)

Swagelok Company

Teva Pharmaceuticals

The Lincoln Electric Company (LECO)

Industries

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Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

Chemicals

Construction

Energy and Utilities

Entertainment, Media and the Arts

Entrepreneurs and Emerging Companies

Food and Beverage

Gaming and Hospitality

Health Care

Individuals and Families

International

Manufacturing and Industrial

Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Partnerships, LLCs and Joint Ventures

Private and Family-Owned Businesses

Public Companies

Retail and Consumer Products

Software and Information Technology