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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Intellectual Property

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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

John Cipolla receives notable acclaim for his broad contentious and noncontentious practice, and is particularly notedfor his work in patent litigation.
"He takes difficult subjects and make them easier to understand." "He's hard-working and has good judgment."

Mark McDougall cochairs the team's IP practice and represents companies from a range of industries in both contentious and noncontentious patent matters.
"He gets immersed in the facts and provides detailed guidance." "Mark is a smart patent lawyer."

Raymond Rundelli assists clients in complex trademark litigation and portfolio management work. His practice also extends to patent-related matters.
"He's responsive, thorough and thoughtful."

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 stands out in his ability to provide practical advice from a multinational IP perspective because of his strong, unique background in patent litigation and international patent prosecution." "He helps make complex processes simple."

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Overview

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.

Members

Cipolla, John S (Head of Department)

McDougall, Mark (Head of Department)

Raulerson, Billy (Head of Department)

Alexander, Andy

Blair, Sara

Bonner, Chet

Bowen, Daniel

Campbell, Michael

Deighan, Kyle

Earle, Ashley

Falk, Ryan

Friedman, Joshua

Grover, David

Hull, Mark

Jackson, Christopher

Johnson, Tracy Scott

Kastelic, Tara

Likens, Dustin

Liu, Brad

Mason, J. Andrew

McDougall, Mark

McMullen, Daniel

Monateri, David

Moore, Stephen

Moorhead, Sean

Neal, Cynthia

Pejic, Ned

Pinter, Kimberly

Pulfer, Bradley

Reulbach, III, John

Rundelli, Raymond

Ryland, Joshua

Slepecky, Adam

Smith, Jack

Smith, Kenneth J.

Tucker, Todd

Vasu, Veronica Lambillotte

Wilaj Jr., John

Zhang, Tianyue

Industries

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

Intellectual Property

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

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Location

The Calfee Building

1405 East Sixth Street

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114

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Ohio

Intellectual Property


John S Cipolla
Band 1
Mark McDougall
Band 4
Raymond Rundelli
Band 4
Todd Tucker
Band 3