Intellectual Property Attorney Michael Bednarek Joins Clark Hill’s Washington, DC office

May 18, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Intellectual Property Attorney Michael Bednarek has joined Clark Hill PLC as a Member. Bednarek has over 30 years of experience in intellectual property law. His practice includes patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyright litigation, USPTO proceedings, IP rights procurement, portfolio management and licensing.  Bednarek has worked with various industries in IP including but not limited to the internet, music, publishing, technology and electronics. He brings a broad matrix of knowledge and decades of experience counseling clients around the world and designing strategies to protect intellectual property.

“Michael’s complex IP advising practice is a great addition to our  growing Washington, DC  office,” said Charlie Spies, Member in Charge of the Clark Hill’s Washington, DC office. “Michael has represented some of the world’s largest technology and financial services companies in patent and IP litigation in the U.S., and enhances Clark Hill’s national IP practice and offerings for clients.”

Bednarek received his J.D. from George Washington University and is admitted to the bar of District of Columbia, Virginia and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has authored works published in six continents, including articles on patent protection in non-traditional sectors, studies on global patent strategy, patent pools and licensing, global trademark strategy and the outlook for patents in the financial services sector.

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