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Intellectual Property - Maryland
"Barry is a top-notch trial lawyer." "He is able to effectively communicate complex patent matters easily and persuasively, and he is also a very effective courtroom advocate." "Extremely responsive, very knowledgeable, pulls together the right team for the right project."
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Barry is an IP litigator who tries cases in district courts throughout the country, at the USPTO, and at the ITC. A chemical engineer by training, Barry litigates patent disputes in the chemical, mechanical and electrical arts, and has significant experience with trademark and antitrust litigation. In addition, Barry has successfully argued appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Outside of the courtroom, Barry assists clients with due diligence, opinions, and patent portfolio development.
Real-world industry experience distinguishes Barry’s practice. Before becoming an attorney, he worked for several years as a chemical engineer, first in a hydrosulfuric acid manufacturing plant, and then in various oil refineries on the East Coast, where he specialized in anti-foulant and anti-corrosion chemical technologies. Before joining the firm, Barry was a partner at Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt, a large intellectual property boutique in Alexandria, Virginia, where he was co-chair of the patent litigation and ITC practice groups. He also spent three years as a patent litigation associate at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C.