PROFESSIONAL Profile

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Education

The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1987

​Iowa State University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1982

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia 

Virginia 

US Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit 

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia 

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia 

U.S. Supreme Court

Select Representative Cases

Johnson v. Sands - defamation, tortious interference

HumanCentric v. Wali - design patent

Malibu Media v. Doe - copyright

In re Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-830 - patent

Hubbell Incorporated v. The Watt Stopper – patent

Hubbell Incorporated v. Dynamic Lighting, Inc - design patent

Hubbell Incorporated v. Acuity Brands, Inc. – design patent, trade dress

Arysta Lifescience North America, Inc. v. The Hide Group - patent

Intersections, Inc. v. Lifelock, Inc. - trademark, unfair competition

Hubbell Incorporated v. U.S. Pole Company, Inc. - design patent 

Sports Design & Development, Inc. v. Pure Fishing, Inc. - trademark, trade dress

Hubbell Incorporated v. Genlyte Group, Inc. - patent

Normark Corporation v. Pure Fishing, Inc. – trade dress

Etigra LLC v. Bayer Cropscience – patent, trade secret, copyright

Taymac Corporation v. Hubbell Incorporated - patent

​Nisus Corporation v. Control Solutions, Inc. - copyright

​Nisus Corporation v. Schirm USA - copyright

Central Mfg. Co. v. Pure Fishing, Inc. – trademark, unfair business practices

Countrywide Financial Corporation v. Texas International Property Associates – domain name dispute

TayMac Corporation v. Hubbell Incorporated – patent

Hubbell Incorporated v. Genlyte Thomas Group – patent

Inter Partes Reexamination of US 6,232,427 “Esterification Method”, Control no.  95/000,001

Appellate

Stoller v. Pocekovic, Consolidated appeal nos. 2008-1569 thru 2008-1576 (Fed. Cir.) 

​Stoller v. Pure Fishing, Inc., , Nos. 06-3792, 06-4057, 07-1936, 08-3915 (7th Cir.)

Bankruptcy

​In re Leo Stoller, No. 05-B-64075 (Bankr. N.D. Ill.) 

Professional Affiliations

- Features Editor, Law Practice Management Magazine, American Bar Association

- Member, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Science and Technology Law Section, American Bar Association

- Liaison, Science and Technology Law Section, Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems,    American Bar Association

- Member & past Section Council member, Science and Technology Section, American Bar Association

- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

- Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

- Member, Virginia Bar Association 

- Past Contributing Associate Editor, Bulletin of Law, Science and Technology, American Bar Association

- Past Co-chair, Science and Technology Law Section Committee on Crime and Privacy, American Bar Association

- Past Liaison, Standing Committee on Publishing Oversight, American Bar Association 

- Past Columnist, "Recent CAFC Decisions," Litigation Section Newsletter, American Bar Association