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BIOGRAPHY - GERARD E. REINHARDT

EDUCATION:

  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON.

J. D., May 1999.

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

M.B.A., May 1994; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (“GEORGIA TECH”).

M.S., Chemical Engineering, August 1983, Dean’s List.

  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.

B.S., Chemical Engineering, May 1981, Dean’s List.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Texas (1999).
  • District of Columbia (2002).
  • New York (2003).
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (No. 43,041).

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

REINHARDT IP, New York.

  • Obtaining and enforcing Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights.
  • Representing clients in media and entertainment matters.

MERCK AND CO. Rahway, NJ.

Senior Counsel, Patents, 2003  2011.

  • Prepared and prosecuted a portfolio of over 70 families of U.S. and foreign patent applications directed to small molecules, salts, crystalline forms, formulations, second indications and dosing regimens.
  • Prepared opinions regarding freedom to operate and licensing opportunities.
  • Maintained competitive intelligence.
  • Suppprted litigations regarding CLARINEX, ZETIA, TEMODAR and NOXAFIL.
  • Supported successful acquisition and integration of Organon Biosciences from Akzo in 2007 for $15B, and Schering-Plough in 2009 for $45B.

MORGAN & FINNEGAN, L.L.P., New York, NY.

Associate Patent Attorney, 2000  2002.

  • Litigated large scale, complex patent cases.
  • Participated in an I.T.C. litigation, from answer through trial; settled favorably.
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in technologies including chemistry, metallurgy, mechanical systems, optical systems, telecommunications, software and business methods.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

RAYTHEON ENGINEERS &  CONSTRUCTORS.

Process Engineer, 1991 - 2000.

  • Designed upgrades for oil refineries, and olefin and polymer plants.

PRATT & WHITNEY AIRCRAFT (Div. of United Technologies).

Mechanical Systems Engineer, 1987 – 1991.

  • Conducted engineering analyses on Advanced Tactical Fighter jet engine and Space Shuttle Turbo-Pump.

RAYTHEON.

Mechanical Engineer, 1984 – 1987.

  • Designed, analyzed and tested mechanical packaging of antenna subsystems for B-1 and B-52 bombers.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association.
  • Licensing Executives Society.
  • Assoc. of University Technology Managers.
  • William C. Conner Inn of Court (NYC).

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