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Leonid D. Thenor, Of Counsel, Patent Attorney

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LEONID D. THENOR is Of Counsel in the Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering Department of Nath, Goldberg & Meyer (NGM).

Mr. Thenor focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a multitude of technological areas, counseling clients on the procurement of patents as well as strategic development of patent portfolios, and rendering opinions regarding the invalidity and noninfringement of patents. Mr. Thenor has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications for both domestic and international clients.

His technical expertise covers mechanical devices, automotive systems, control systems, computer software, computer networking, bio-informatics, medical devices, memory devices, telecommunications, optical media and devices, semiconductor processing and devices, and display devices.

Mr. Thenor’s litigation experience includes extensive review and analysis of patents and claims for purposes of asserting patents and raising defenses, formulating noninfringement and invalidity arguments for Summary Judgment Motions, and managing prior art and document searches to invalidate patents.

Prior to joining NGM, Mr. Thenor was formerly with the firms McDermott Will & Emery, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, and Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus.

Mr. Thenor was awarded a J.D. degree from the State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law. He also received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Mr. Thenor is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to practice law before the Bars of the District of Columbia and State of New York. He is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Association, American Bar Association, and National Bar Association.

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