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Melvin C. Garner

Melvin C. Garner

Leason Ellis LLP

White Plains, NY, USA


Melvin Garner is a Partner in the firm of Leason Ellis.  His practice includes all phases of patent, trademark and copyright litigation. It also includes patent procurement involving various technologies, as well as infringement and validity opinions. He has appeared as an expert witness at several trials and has served as a mediator.

Mel is the author of numerous articles and of Chapter 13, “Intellectual Property Protection of E-Commerce” and Chapter 58, “Trade Secret Causes of Action and Defenses, Including Sample Pleadings,” Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation, Matthew Bender (2010).  In addition, he is a frequent lecturer at PLI events.

Mel is a Past President of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association and a Past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.  He is on the Executive Committee and is a founding member of the Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court.  He is also a member of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is listed in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Experts, Who’s Who Legal - Patents, and New York Super Lawyers.

EDUCATION:

J.D. Brooklyn Law School

M.S. Electrical Engineering, New York University

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Drexel University

BAR ADMISSIONS:

New York

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Melvin C. Garner is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Analysis of a Technology License Agreement - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio - Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Analysis of a Technology License Agreement - Analysis of a Technology License Agreement , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio - Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Analysis of a Technology License Agreement - Analysis of a Technology License Agreement , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio - Case Study: Designing, Creating, and Pruning an IP Portfolio, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Analysis of a Technology License Agreement - Analysis of a Technology License Agreement , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Tuesday, January 17, 2017, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Designing, Creating and Managing an IP Portfolio - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018 NY, Monday, January 08, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Boston, MA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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