Areas of Practice: Patents, Opinions, Licensing, Litigation, Client Counseling.
Mr. Gendzwill, a registered patent attorney, concentrates his international practice on patent-related matters with a focus on client counseling, portfolio strategy and management, domestic and foreign patent preparation/prosecution, due diligence, and enforcement. Mr. Gendzwill also has extensive experience preparing complex patentability, invalidity, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions as well as state-of-the-art analyses. In addition, Mr. Gendzwill counsels clients on international filing strategies.
Mr. Gendzwill’s areas of technical expertise include: chemical engineering, chemistry, nutritional/pharmaceutical supplements, mechanical and biomechanical engineering, nanotechnology, physics, composite materials, medical devices, and life sciences.
Mr. Gendzwill is a frequent speaker on many issues relating to intellectual property law including post-Bilski business method practices and joint infringement jurisprudence.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gendzwill was employed as a patent attorney at the Washington, D.C. office of a large, Chicago-based firm and at a mid-sized firm in Michigan. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Gendzwill worked as a chemical engineer and as a technical sales engineer for several Fortune 500 companies including 3M Company and Henkel International.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2004)
University of Michigan—Ann Arbor (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1993)
Michigan, District of Columbia, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and US District Court-Eastern District of Michigan.