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Ted D.Lienesch

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Ted D.Lienesch


Focus Areas

  • “Intellectual Property for the General Practitioner,” Dayton Bar Association
  • “Survey of International Software Protection,” Cincinnati Bar Association
  • “Protecting Intellectual Property Internationally,” Cincinnati Bar Association
  • “Best Practices in Patent Prosecution for 2005,” Thompson Hine LLP
  • “Creative Strategies for Building, Maintaining and Protecting Your Trademark Assets,” Thompson Hine LLP
  • “How to Avoid Unwittingly Becoming One’s Own Lexicographer – Phillips and Its Progeny,” Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, 2020 to 2021 (Patent Star)
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2006 to 2023 for Patent Law and Trademark Law; named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dayton
  • Recognized in Euromoney’s Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook, 2013 to 2015
  • Who’s Who Legal USA, Trademarks,  2008
  • Selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2008

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association, Internet Committee, ICANN Engagement Subcommittee
  • Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Dayton Bar Association, chairman of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1993 to 1994

Community Activities

  • South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, past chairman
  • Greater Dayton Area Diversity & Inclusion Legal Roundtable, mentor


  • 1976, Law Review, Editorial Board

  • University of Michigan,

    1973, cum laude, mechanical engineering, with emphasis on mechanical design, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics and automatic control systems

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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