Melgar is Counsel to the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Sills
Cummis & Gross, resident in the Firm’s New York office. Mr. Melgar has
been litigating intellectual property cases throughout the U.S. district and
appellate courts for more than 20 years, representing clients in a wide range
of patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark disputes. He has negotiated
resolution of disputes and successfully litigated cases through early
settlement, mediation, dispositive motions and trial. Mr. Melgar has also successfully litigated
and argued patent issues before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board through appeals,
inter partes review (IPR) and
Melgar is a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office for more than 20 years. During this time, he has prepared and
prosecuted hundreds of patent and trademark applications. Mr. Melgar also provides
general counseling to clients on patent portfolio development, intellectual property
due diligence, licensing and enforcement of rights.
Melgar’s litigation, prosecution and counseling spans a range of high tech
industries, including, computer hardware and software, medical devices,
cellular and digital transmission systems, LEDs and lasers.
to joining Sills Cummis & Gross, Mr. Melgar was Counsel to the litigation
and intellectual property groups of Chadbourne & Parke and Cadwalader Wickersham
& Taft. Prior to that, he was a partner at Morgan & Finnegan.