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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10017, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 850 2800
Fax:
Fax +1 212 850 2929
Web:
www.huntonak.com

Gary Abelev

Tel:
Work +1.212.850.2881
Email:
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner

Career

Gary represents a large number of domestic and foreign clients in a variety of areas, including patent litigation, contentious proceedings before the governmental agencies (International Trade Commission, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and others), due-diligence studies, patent portfolio management and procurement, negotiations/disputes and licensing matters. The majority of his practice focuses on medical imaging, analysis and therapy technologies, computer software and hardware, imaging technologies, semiconductor manufacturing, wired and wireless communications systems, material science, sulfur related matters, metallurgy, other electrical and mechanical arts, business methods and designs. Gary also has significant experience in matters that involve trademark, mergers and acquisitions and copyright issues.

Languages

English, Russian

Member

  • Faculty Member, Practising Law Institute, Principles of Patent Prosecution
  • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, New York Intellectual Property Association

Education

  • JD, 1995, St. John's University School of Law, Dean’s List
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, 1992, Polytechnic University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, 1989, Polytechnic University, Dean’s List and Dean’s Recognition


United States: Intellectual property

Patents: licensing

Within: Patents: licensing

The ‘very responsive’ team at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is ‘willing to go the extra mile’ and has in-depth experience in technology licencing matters. Jeff Dodd and Edward Colbert, based in Houston and Washington DC respectively, direct the team which includes the ‘creative’ and ‘thorough’ Washington DC-based Ping Wang who has ‘deep understanding of drug patenting’. Other practitioners to note are Gary Abelev and Michael Lennon in New York, Shawn O’Dowd in Washington DC and Gregory Porter in Houston. In a recent highlight, the group advised Dr. Jack Arbiser and his company Natuderm on the negotiation of several licences and option agreements with pharmaceutical companies in the dermatology sector. Sean Wooden joined Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Michael Ye joined Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.

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