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Gerry Elman

Gerry Elman

Attorney at Law

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Pennsylvania
Licensed in
PA, NY, Patent Bar
Columbia University School of Law
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About
With 52 years of varied experience as a practicing attorney, he is also a widely published author on technology and the law. He was one of the first attorneys to work with computers and online information technology and has long been an evangelist for cybersecurity.

He is adept at negotiating complex agreements, deploying the legal tools of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, & resolving disputes.

As a Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania, he conducted litigation on behalf of the Commonwealth. As a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, he participated in a trial of 5 pharmaceutical
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52
Years
experience

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"If you are lucky enough to meet Gerry, you may immediately notice his expert listening and comprehension skills or brilliant enthusiasm for technology and law. You may hear from Gerry with a great connection or piece of valuable information, based on something you once mentioned. Or, you may have the privilege of hearing a perfectly timed and amusing, yet educational anecdote. You may find yourself saying, "yes, that's exactly what I mean" as Gerry summarizes what you've said. I bet you'll feel as lucky as I do to know Gerry. - Casey Strauch, Hohenstein Institute."

Intellectual Property and IoT Presentations at IFAI Expo
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"After nearly twenty years of experience with Gerry Elman in all facets of IP and Cybersecurity, I enthusiastically endorse his work. -Jerry Olderman, Board Member of QMT"

Outside Patent and Trademark Counsel
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Work History

Elman Technology Law, P.C.

President

Oct 1988 - Present

Our motto: STRATEGIC LAWYERING. CULTIVATING INNOVATION.

At Elman Technology Law: SCIENCE FICTION MEETS LEGAL VISION

Oct 1988 - Present

Biotechnology Law Report

Founding Editor

Jan 1982 - Present

For 32 years, supervised publication by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., of this journal for lawyers and regulatory affairs professionals on issues relating to biotechnology.

Visit http://liebertpub.com/blr for some featured articles in our 30th Anniversary Issue.

Jan 1982 - Present

Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.

Outside Patent and Trademark Counsel

Jun 2019 - Dec 2014

Managed strategy for intellectual property portfolio and provided legal support for technology licensing program.

Jun 2019 - Dec 2014

University of Phoenix

Faculty Member

May 1994 - Jul 1996

Taught the first online courses on Intellectual Property Management at the University of Phoenix Online.

May 1994 - Jul 1996

U.S. Dept. of Justice

Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division

Oct 1976 - Sep 1982

Participated in antitrust litigation for the federal government including trial of companies accused of conspiracy to enforce an allegedly fraudulently obtained drug patent; participated in grand jury investigations of possible antitrust violations; performed pre-merger investigations under Hart-Scott Rodino Act.

Oct 1976 - Sep 1982

Pennsylvania Dept. of Justice

Deputy Attorney General

Oct 1972 - Oct 1976

Chief of Antitrust Unit and member of Litigation Section of Penna. Dept. of Justice. State Public Utility Commission regulatory proceedings; civil antitrust litigation in federal courts; investigation of anticompetitive behavior in gasoline industry. Successfully defended Governor in state court proceedings from trial level to Supreme Court appeal.

Oct 1972 - Oct 1976

Rohm and Haas Co.

Patent and Trademark Attorney

Oct 1968 - Oct 1972

Preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications; generation of license agreements; and general intellectual property advice for health products and enzymes groups and MicroMedic Systems joint venture with Battelle. Rohm and Haas is now part of DowDuPont.

Oct 1968 - Oct 1972

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