Edward D. Pergament

Mr. Pergament litigates patent infringement actions and drafts patent opinions for a variety of clients. Mr. Pergament has a broad patent and technical experience in a variety of fields, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, medical devices, vapor deposition processes, photography, and optics. At present, Mr. Pergament’s practice is focused mainly on pharmaceutical patent litigation and establishing generic positions, counseling clients in pharmaceutical and chemical industries with respect to life cycle management and other strategic issues. Mr. Pergament was a scientist, an attorney, and an executive with several major pharmaceutical companies, and he has hand-on understanding of legal, business, and technical issues facing a broad range of pharmaceutical products, including NCEs, specialty, generics, formulations, and pharmaceutical solids. Admissions: New York, 2000, New Jersey, 2001; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1997). Education: University of Odessa, former USSR (B.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1985); Case Western Reserve University (M.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1993); Rutgers School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif  (J.D., 1999). Practice Areas: Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation, Pharmaceutical Patent Law, and Counseling