Eli helps clients develop strategic patent portfolios in the United States and abroad. He has experience preparing and prosecuting utility, process and design patent applications in several areas, including mechanical, electrochemical, control systems, medical devices, agricultural equipment, renewable energy, and consumer products.
Eli also provides patentability, non-infringement, clearance and validity analysis for a broad range of clients. He negotiates and prepares licensing, confidentiality, non-disclosure, and joint development agreements as well.
With years of experience prior to his legal career in operations management, quality control, product development and process engineering in the forest products industry, Eli is a trusted advisor having a strong ability to relate to his clients, understand their business needs and develop strategic, cost-effective legal solutions to meet those needs.