Z. Peter Sawicki has been a patent attorney since 1980. During that time he has obtained extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications throughout the world. His domestic and international patent practice has included chemical, biotechnology, human food and animals feed, immunology, laser delivery systems, nanoparticle counters, radiotherapy, polymers and mechanical arts. He has provided counseling and opinions in patentability, patent validity, product clearance searches, patent infringement matters, and patent portfolio management, analysis and strategy. He has represented clients in Reissue and Reexamination proceedings in the U.S. Patent Office.
In addition to his patent focus, he is also experienced in the clearance and registration of trademarks in the United States and throughout the world. He has represented clients in contested proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has supervised contested patent and trademark proceedings in jurisdictions outside of the United States.
In his representation of clients in both patent and trademark matters, he has negotiated and drafted licenses, joint venture, joint collaboration, joint development and other agreements in a variety of technologies in both domestic and international situations
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