Areas of Practice: Patents, Trademarks, Litigation, Client Counseling.
Mr. Krieger's practice focuses on patent prosecution, client counseling, and intellectual property litigation with technical expertise in chemistry. As a registered patent attorney, Mr. Krieger’s areas of technical focus include chemistry, chemical engineering, medical devices, metallurgy, nanotechnology, mechanical engineering, consumer products, business methods, and software technology. He has extensive experience prosecuting domestic and international patent applications including reexamination and reissue applications. Mr. Krieger is also highly experienced in preparing non-infringement and validity opinions including comprehensive freedom-to-operate (FTO) analyses in the chemical, polymer, medical device, and mechanical arts from both due diligence and litigation perspectives.
Mr. Krieger also has significant experience in patent litigation having participated in all phases including discovery, trial, and appeals. He is also experienced in handling Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and Interferences before the Board of Appeals and Interferences.
Education: University of Florida College of Law (member: Florida Law Review) (J.D., 1999) College of William and Mary (B.S. Chemistry, 1995)
Admitted: Commonwealth of Virginia Bar; District of Columbia, Florida (retired), New York (retired), Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Memberships: American Bar Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Intellectual Property Owners Association, American Chemical Society.
Publications and Presentations:
- Andrew Riddles & Justin Krieger, “The Business Method Patent Controversy,” International Legal Strategy, Vol. IX-1, January 2000, p. 60-70.
- Justin Krieger, “Anything You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You: Patent Prosecution Strategies for the Foreign Practitioner after Festo,” Patent Times, No. 1, May 2001.
- Andrew Riddles & Justin Krieger, “The Patentability of Business Methods and Software in Europe, Japan and the United States,” International Legal Strategy, Vol. X-6, June 2001.
- “Practice before the US ITC,” Address at Intellectual Property Rights Symposium, Tel Aviv, Israel. (July 16, 2008).
- “Patent Prosecution in the United States and Abroad,” Address at Intellectual Property Rights Symposium, Tel Aviv, Israel. (July 16, 2008).
- “Litigation Alternatives in the United States,” Address at Intellectual Property Rights Symposium, Tel Aviv, Israel. (July 16, 2008).
- “Tips, Tactics and Strategies for Effective Global Patent Enforcement,” Address at WMACCA Technology and IP Forum, McLean, Virginia (June 16, 2010).
- “Protecting American Business Competitiveness in the US and Abroad,” Address at College of William & Mary Law Day Symposium (2010).
- “Effectively Traversing ‘Obvious to Try’ Arguments in the Wake of KSR v. Teleflex,” Developing a Patent Strategy, 2011 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Cooperating with the USPTO, Complying with New Standards, and Understanding Emerging Technologies (Inside the Minds), Aspatore Books (2011).