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Lennie A. Bersh

Lennie A. Bersh is a Shareholder in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice of the firm's New Jersey office. Lennie is experienced in developing and implementing patent strategies for building global patent portfolios, prosecuting patents, and counseling in a number of technologies areas, including: FinTech, including blockchain and crypto technologies; artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning; big data; numerous e-commerce and enterprise cloud technologies; smart industrial and home devices; electronic healthcare; and cyber-security art areas.

Concentrations

  • Legal
    • Intellectual property counsel
    • Strategic patent portfolio management worldwide
    • Prosecution of patent applications worldwide
    • Patent validity challenges at the Patent Office (IPR, CBM, and others)
    • Patent litigation
  • Technical
    • FinTech, including financial engineering, smart routers, trading platforms and infrastructure
    • Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning
    • Big Data and database management
    • Computer-based business methods: social networking, search engine technology; and numerous e-commerce technologies
    • Enterprise and cloud computing, including enterprise cyber-security technologies
    • Virtual machines and networks
    • Image recognition processing and display technologies
    • Networking and wireless communications
    • Optics including laser imaging technologies
    • Smart home devices
    • Medical devices
    • Electronic healthcare, including electronic patient data tracking and processing, HIPAA-compliant medical data modeling, and visualization
    • Audio-visual broadcasting and encoding-decoding
    • Cyber-security and autonomous driving

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Prior to law school, Lennie worked for number of years as software programmer and database manager in the medical field.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Winning Team, New Jersey Law Journal’s "General Litigation Department of the Year" award, 2013
  • Team Member, Lexology’s Client Choice Award USA & Canada, United States: New Jersey, 2013
  • Featured, "Business Basics Workshop Series" Baruch College, The New York Times, June 4, 2006
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Instructor, Baruch College, Fields Center for Small Businesses, 2006 and 2011 

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., Intellectual Property, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2004
  • J.D., cum laude, New York Law School, 2003
  • M.B.A., Honors Program, Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York at Baruch College, 2003
  • M.A., Biological Sciences, Hunter College, 2000
  • B.A., Biology, New York University, 1997
Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Languages
  • Russian, Fluent