Focuses on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including patent preparation and prosecution, transactional and licensing matters, and patent litigation. During law school, Mr. Duplessis was a law clerk at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla, California. As an undergraduate, he held research positions at Massachusetts General Hospital and Northwestern University. Mr. Duplessis is familiar with a wide range of technologies, including blood testing devices, non-invasive vital sign monitors, gas turbine engines, elevators, escalators, personal care products, oil and gas well sensing devices, machine tools, saw blades, radiological skin markers, wirelessly connected devices, and devices for sterile filling, dispensing, and transferring of medicaments.

Prior to joining WHIPgroup, Mr. Duplessis practiced at a large Newark-based law firm.

Education

J.D. University of San Diego School of Law 2009
B.S. Boston University, Biomedical Engineering 2006

Honors/Awards

Executive Editor, San Diego Law Review

Court Admissions

State of California
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court (California and Massachusetts)

Blog Posts

Federal Circuit Again Considers Whether Preamble Limits Scope of Patent Claim, August 29, 2017
Federal Circuit Clarifies Post-AIA On-Sale Bar, May 3, 2017
PTAB Rules That State Entities Are Entitled To 11th Amendment Sovereign Immunity Defense Against The Institution Of An IPR, February 7, 2017
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