Abel IP

Paul A. Serbinowski

Partner
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Profile

Paul Serbinowski focuses his practice primarily on preparing and prosecuting international and US patent applications, counseling, opinion work and licensing.

Prior to joining Abel IP, Paul worked as a partner and patent attorney of IP boutique law firms in the Midwest. .

Paul has worked to provide education about patent law in straightforward terms to enable in-house patent counsel, corporate officers, non-patent lawyers and scientists to cut through the complexity of legal and technical jargon so as to enable them to make better business decisions. He is a frequent speaker and author about interesting news in US patent law and currently publishes a quarterly newsletter.

Paul has represented US and foreign companies and universities of all sizes in a wide range of patent matters and technologies.

Areas of Experience

  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications
  • Appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO
  • Counseling clients on non-infringement and invalidity issues
  • Counseling clients on patent portfolio strategy
  • Managing US and foreign patent portfolios
  • IP Due Diligence
  • Patent Licensing

Technologies

  • Life sciences
  • Small molecule pharmaceuticals
  • Biologics
  • Biomedical devices
  • Chemical compositions and processes
  • Mechanical apparatuses
  • Polymer Compositions and processes
  • Oil and Gas
  • Liquid Crystal Displays
  • Lighting
  • Solar cells
  • Pumps
  • Inorganic materials
  • Metallurgy

Admissions

  • Ohio state Bar only
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Licensed 1990

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University, M.S. in Biochemistry 2006
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. 1994
  • Alfred University, B.S. in Ceramic Engineering 1989

Organizations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, IP Section (Officer 2014-2015)
  • Cleveland Rotary Club (Community Service Committee involved in working on the Redline Greenway) 2011-2015