Peter’s apply entails mental property enforcement and protection, and consumer counseling on points associated to IP rights. Peter’s main focus is in patent litigation the place he has expertise in each section from pre-suit investigations by way of enchantment, together with, preliminary analysis and case initiation, truth and skilled discovery, pre-and post-trial movement apply, and trials and appeals. Along with fits centered on the assertion and protection of infringement claims, Peter has expertise with the profitable decision of a number of inventorship disputes and associated misappropriation claims.
Peter has represented shoppers throughout a variety of applied sciences resembling biotechnology innovations, automotive elements, medical and mechanical gadgets, client merchandise. He has additionally labored on quite a few high-stakes Hatch-Waxman litigations for main pharmaceutical firms by way of trial and appeals. Along with patent litigation, Peter has expertise in disputes involving breach of contracts, unfair competitors, logos and commerce secret misappropriation claims.
Peter is a registered patent lawyer licensed to apply and argue earlier than the US Patent and Trademark Workplace. Along with representing shoppers in US District Courts and the US Courtroom of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, he has expertise in a number of post-grant proceedings earlier than the Patent Trial and Enchantment Board and its predecessor. He additionally gives patent and product analyses, and evaluations of prior artwork associated to infringement and invalidity opinions.
Previous to becoming a member of the agency, he practiced within the mental property litigation apply within the Boston workplace of one other worldwide regulation agency. Peter additionally beforehand labored in and supervised a tutorial laboratory targeted on researching infectious ailments. He’s a co-author on a number of scientific papers and frolicked in Zambia investigating the co-infection of measles and HIV. Throughout regulation faculty, Peter was an editor on the Boston College Journal of Science and Know-how Regulation and labored as a analysis assistant in mental property and the Well being Regulation Division.