September 23, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 266


Gary A. Abelev

Gary represents a large number of domestic and foreign clients in a variety of areas, including patent litigation, contentious and non-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 and metallurgy, other electrical and mechanical arts, business methods and designs. Significant amount of Gary’s practice is leading matters that involve trademark, mergers and acquisitions and copyright issues.

Representative Experience


  • Keldar v. Baby Brezza Enterprises, LLC, 14-cv-904 (E.D.Tx.). Successfully represented defendant against allegations of patent infringement directed to products for making infant formula. Case was settled favorably following the Markman hearing and initial claim construction.
  • Vitro Packaging, LLC v. Saverglass, Inc.IPR2015-00947. Successfully defended patent owner in an IPR proceeding. In view of the patent owner’s preliminary statement, the PTAB denied institution of inter partes review against our client’s design patent.
  • Saverglass, Inc. v. Vitro Packaging, LLC. Representing plaintiff in a design patent litigation involving the ornamental design of a bottle.
  • The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York v. HiSense USA, 14-cv-4547 (S.D.N.Y.). Successfully represented plaintiff in a breach of contract action in connection with the sale of patents. Settled on favorable terms.
  • Kiss Nail Products, Inc. v. Pacific World Corporation(E.D.N.Y.). Represented plaintiff, Kiss Nail Products, Inc., alleging false advertisement and other counts by defendant.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Gary A. Abelev