Overview

Mr. Strate has extensive experience representing clients in patent litigation and prosecution matters. He has represented clients in numerous fields, including Hatch-Waxman Abbreviated New Drug Application actions, software and computer systems, medical devices and instruments, operating room and hospital communication systems, semiconductor processing, electro-plating processes, cement manufacturing methods, anti-microbial compositions, denture and shaving materials, sail technology, industrial brake systems, business methods, and others.

As a registered patent agent, Mr. Strate analyzes clients’ products for patentability and assists them in drafting patent applications and prosecuting the application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He also advises clients on matters of patent validity and infringement.

In addition, Mr. Strate has negotiated and drafted patent licenses, development agreements, supply agreements, litigation settlement agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
    • Member, Civil Rights Law Journal
  • University of Pennsylvania - School of Engineering and Applied Science (B.S.)

Professional Activities

New York Intellectual Property Law Association

Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Professional Admissions

  • State of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States Court of International Trade

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