Gary Fedorochko has a broad base of experience in intellectual property including involvement in all phases of the preparation and prosecution of patent applications including reissue and re-exams before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, participating in patent infringement litigation in U.S. District Courts, preparing requests for inter partes review in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and advising clients on intellectual property issues such as licensing and AIA related matters.
Mr. Fedorochko prepares and prosecutes patent applications encompassing a vast array of industries and technological areas including computer software, e-commerce and Internet related technology, telecommunications, satellite communications, semiconductors, computer hardware, and electromechanical devices.
Mr. Fedorochko renders advice to clients on a multitude of issues including assessing validity, infringement, and patentability, formulating and evaluating positions for post grant proceedings, conducting due diligence investigations and formulating right-to-use opinions.
Mr. Fedorochko received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University School of Law. During his final semester of law school, he served as an intern for the Honorable Helen W. Nies of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Fedorochko was elected to Banner & Witcoff’s Board of Directors in 2009, and served as President of the firm from 2013-2015.
Mr. Fedorochko is also an active member of several other professional organizations, including the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Virginia State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, and the PTAB Bar Association. Mr. Fedorochko co-authored an article published in IP Law360 directed to the proposed new patent office rules entitled “New USPTO Definition: A Potential Minefield.”
Mr. Fedorochko is admitted to practice in both the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
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