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Eric J. TeVelde

Senior Associate

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Eric TeVelde focuses his practice primarily on patent litigation and client counseling in a wide variety of technical fields. He has experience litigating patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and contractual matters in U.S. district and state courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the International Trade Commission and before arbitration tribunals. Eric's litigation experience includes pre-trial, discovery, trial and post-trial phases of litigation.

Eric handles opinion work regarding patent validity and infringement and provides strategic advice related to the development and management of intellectual property portfolios. He has negotiated and drafted a variety of IP-related agreements, including technology licensing, non-disclosure, non-competition and covenants not to sue, and co-existence agreements.

Eric also works with entrepreneurs and emerging companies. He is a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Finance group, which offers resources and a solution developed specifically for entrepreneurs and startups called Day Pitney Launch. He previously worked on the research, development, and marketing of pharmaceutical drug products with Pfizer, Inc., Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.

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Counsel for automotive supplier in ITC patent infringement case involving automobile engine components

Counsel for major toy company in ITC action related to design patent and copyright infringement

Counsel for plaintiff in patent infringement cases relating to mass spectrometry in the District of Massachusetts

Counsel for defendant in patent infringement case in the Western District of Texas involving wireless communication technology, resulting in dismissal

Obtained dismissal of ITC action relating to multi-media electronic devices

Counsel for insurance company in trademark infringement case involving use of logos in connection with insurance and financial services in the District of Connecticut


Education and Credentials

Western New England University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Masters of Engineering
University of Virginia, B.S.
State of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The Judge Janet Bond Arterton American Inn of Court, Program Chair
The Federal Circuit Bar Association
American Chemical Society
Connecticut Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association

Recognition and Community


Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Intellectual Property, 2019


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