Overview

Jeff is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. He is a registered patent attorney and focuses on patent litigation, patent application preparation and prosecution, and patent validity and infringement studies.

Technical Experience
Electro-mechanical systems, medical devices and automotive components including tensioners, vibrational dampers and power steering systems.

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASES 

  • Brantley v. Contech Stormwater Solutions Inc., 4:07-cv-489, N.D. Fla., US Patents 5,707,527 and 6,027,639 
  • Stormceptor Corporation et al v. Vortechnics, Inc. et al., 1:04-cv-3158, D. Md., US Patents 4,985,148 and 5,498,331 
  • Contech Stormwater Solutions Inc. v. Baysaver Technologies, Inc. et al., 1:07-cv-358, D. Md., US Patents 5,707,527 and 6,027,639
  • Dayton Superior Corporation v. Edmar Manufacturing, Inc., 3:11-cv-00380, S.D. Oh., US Patent 5,381,636
  • Dayton Superior Corporation v. Polylok, Inc., 3:11-cv-00382, S.D. Ohio, US Patents 5,279,941; 5,824,253 and 5,946,871
  • General Technologies, Inc. v. Dayton Superior Corporation, 1:08-cv-00646, E.D. Tex., US Patent 5,664,390
  • Dayton Superior Corporation v. General Technologies, Inc., 3:09-cv-00114, S.D. Oh., US Patents 5,729,949 and 6,925,771
  • Sorkin v. Dayton Superior Corporation, 4:06-cv-1318, S.D. Texas, US Patent 5,729,949
  • Promotional Containers, Inc. v. Aztec Concrete Accessories, Inc., 5:04-cv-00336, E.D. Ky., US Patent 4,942,714
  • Dayton Superior Corporation v. CONCRETEACCESSORIES.COM, 3:12-cv-00263, S.D. Oh., US Patent 5,729,941
  • Xeikon International N.V. v. Gamut, Inc., et al., 03-cv-6123L(F), W.D. N.Y., US Patent 5,545,501
  • Punch Graphix International, N.V. v. Color Imaging, Inc. et al., 07-cv-6189, W.D. N.Y., US Patent 5,545,501
  • Winn Incorporated, et al. v. Eaton Corporation, et al., 03-cv-1568, C.D. Cal, US Patents 5,695,418 and 5,797,813
  • Polypro, Inc. v. Ultra Flex Packaging Corporation, 2006-1497, Fed. Cir., US Patents 6,186,934B1 and 6,428,208
  • Total Seal, Inc. v. Performance Motorsports, Inc., et al., 2:08-cv-01832, D. Ariz., US Patents 7,267,602; 7,207,870 and 6,899,595
  • PCM Pompes v. Robbins & Myers, Inc., et al., 4:09-cv-01993, S.D. Tex., US Patent 6,082,980
  • Buckhorn Inc. v. Orbis Corporation et al., 3:08-cv-00459, S.D. Oh., US Patent 5,199,592
  • Berry Plastics Corporation v. Intertape Polymer Corporation, 3:10-cv-00076, S.D. Ind., US Patent 7,476,416
  • Multilayer Stretch Cling Film Holdings, Inc. v. Intertape Polymer Group, Inc., 2:12-cv-02109, W.D. Tenn., US Patent 6,265,055
  • Barton et al. v. Manitowoc Ice, Inc., 1:07-cv-754, S.D. Oh., US Patent 6,688,134
  • Kroger Co. et al. v. Excentus Corporation, 1:10-cv-00161, S.D. Oh., US Patents 6,321,984; 6,332,128; 6,732,081; 6,741,968; 6,778,967; 6,885,996; 7,383,204; and 7,653,571
  • Pythagoras Intellectual Holdings LLC et al. v. Stegall, et al., 8:08-cv-00087, C.D. Cal., US Patent 5,409,500
  • Meadwestvaco Corporation v. Beaux Merzon Inc., 3:05-cv-00106, S.D. Oh., US Patent 6,558,062
  • Adventus Americas Inc. et al. v. AST Environmental, et al., 3:08-cv-00497, W.D. N.C., US Patents 5,266,213; 5,534,154; 5,411,664; 5,480,579; 5,618,427 and 6,083,394
  • Advanced Marketing Systems, LLC v. The Kroger Co., 3:14-cv-02065, N.D. Tex., US Patents 8,219,445; 8,370,199 and 8,538,805

 

Publications
Presentations
  • "Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain: Using Technical Advisors in Patent Cases," 2006 Best Practices: Claim Construction and the Doctrine of Equivalents, December 2005
  • "Estoppel by Claim Cancellation - Honeywell International v. Hamilton Sundstrand," Best Practices in Patent Prosecution for 2005, December 2004
Distinctions
  • Selected for inclusion in 2010, 2012 to 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, Litigation Committee, Member

Community Activities

  • 2014 Girls Coach of the Year Award, for the Miami Valley Youth Soccer Association