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Mr. Lewis is a registered patent attorney and has assisted his clients in obtaining patents across a wide number of technologies, including telecommunications, digital electronics, control software, biomedical devices, business methods and the mechanical arts. In addition to patent prosecution, Mr. Lewis also advises clients with intellectual property management issues, including licensing, patent portfolio management strategies, non-infringement opinions, clearance opinions and protection of trade secrets.
Mr. Lewis has litigated cases involving breach of contract, unfair competition, trademark infringement and patent infringement, including both utility and design patents.
- Represented OEM as a plaintiff in a design patent case, obtaining favorable outcome finding infringement early in the case by summary judgment.
- International action concerning breach of contract and unfair competition involving manufacturers of organic food supplements
- Defend allegations of trade dress and patent infringement involving sunglasses
- Trademark enforcement involving national provider of plumbing services
- Patent freedom-to-operate opinion involving an alternative energy process
- Non-infringement and patent invalidity opinions concerning solder reflow methods for an overseas OEM
- Co-author, "Apple's iPhone User Interface Held Functional for Trade Dress Infringement, But Not Design Patent Purposes," The Intellectual Property Strategist, July 2015
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
New York, 2007; New Jersey, 2006
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
PATENT ADMISSIONSU.S. Patent and Trademark Office
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2006
B.A., University of California - Berkeley, 1991; Physics
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"Apple's iPhone User Interface Held Functional for Trade Dress Infringement, But Not Design Patent Purposes"
July 2015|Intellectual Property Strategist