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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

901 NEW YORK AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001-4413, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4000
Web:
www.finnegan.com

Eric J. Fues

Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4245
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Intellectual Property

Position

Chemical and Metallurgical Practice Group Leader

Career

Eric Fues leads the firm's chemical and metallurgical practice group. He focuses on patent and trade secret litigation in federal and state courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Fues has been involved in more than 20 ITC investigations and dozens of district court matters. He also represents clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and he provides client counseling services.

Member

  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association; Executive Committee, president 2012-2013; various officer positions, 2002-2012 
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
    J.D., 1994
  • Northwestern University
    M.B.A., Finance, Marketing, 1989
  • Northwestern University
    B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1984


United States: Intellectual property

Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Within: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP’s Washington DC-based team handles consulting, counseling, non-litigation enforcement and dispute resolution. Gerson Panitch secured a victory in a summary judgment for Macrocure in a longstanding dispute with Cognate BioServices arising from alleged theft of data concerning human and veterinary cell therapy products. Eric Fues represented Flexsys America in a misappropriation of trade secrets claim filed against Process Engineering Associates concerning the manufacturing of insoluble sulfur; the case is one of the first complaints filed under the new federal Defend Trade Secrets Act. Other highlights included defending RichWave Technology and its president against claims of trade secrets misappropriation filed by Epic Communications. John Williamson is also recommended.

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