Peter is the head of the firm’s Patent Law and Intellectual Property and Technology Groups. He is an experienced patent attorney whose unique practice focuses on many aspects of intellectual property, including patent litigation and prosecution. Peter’s practice also includes management of global intellectual property portfolios (e.g., patent portfolios), patent licensing, counseling on intellectual property strategies, and intellectual property due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Peter not only has extensive knowledge of the requirements and procedures for procurement of intellectual property and enforcement of rights, but he also has an appreciation and understanding of how such intangible assets affect a corporation and strategies for best capitalizing on such assets globally.
Peter’s expertise also include domestic and foreign preparation and prosecution of trademarks, and disputes concerning patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Peter regularly counsels clients and renders opinions concerning the patentability of ideas, infringement/non-infringement of patents, the validity/invalidity of patents, and the design of products and processes to avoid potential infringement assertions.
Regarding his prosecution experience, Peter’s experience encompasses a vast range of electrical and electromechanical technologies. His prosecution experience also encompasses a wide range of mechanical technologies, medical devices, business methods, chemical and material technologies, and proper protection of functionality associated with software. He has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patents in these areas of technology and related areas.