Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Cleveland, OH
Ned is a Partner with the Intellectual Property group. Focusing his practice on patent, copyright and trademark law, Ned provides counsel regarding intellectual property litigation, procurement, management and licensing.
Ned’s intellectual property practice runs the gamut from patent litigation and legal opinions encompassing infringement, validity and enforceability issues to patent prosecution and portfolio management involving patents, copyrights and trademarks. Ned has worked with clients of all sizes to establish and manage strategic IP portfolios and implementation of internal IP portfolio management and budget control processes.
His litigation experience includes trial and appellate practice before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This includes first chair experience with large complex cases involving multiple patents, Non-Practicing Entities (NPE’s), and client competitors. Ned’s experience further includes first chairing oral arguments before District Court judges and depositions of fact and expert witnesses. Ned has also represented clients in many Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) proceedings and argued before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications involving computers, software, digital and analog circuitry, and mechanical inventions ranging from medical equipment to micro-electromechanical systems. He has prosecuted re-examinations and appealed successfully to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.
Ned worked as an electrical engineer prior to attending law school. He served as a patent agent with Calfee from 1994 to 1996, becoming an Associate with the firm in 1996 and a Partner in 2006.
About Ned Pejic
First Admitted: 1996, Ohio
Professional Webpage: https://www.calfee.com/professionals-ned-pejic
- Intellectual Property Owners Association, Member
- Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Invacare Corporation
- US Patent and Trademark Office
- J.D., with honors, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1996 , 1996
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1991, 1991
- Manufacturing & Industrial
- Medical Devices
- Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
Last Updated: 10/4/2022