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.


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


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, Massachusetts and Connecticut)

Blog Posts

Tech and Telecom Giants Take the Lead in the Self-Driving Vehicle Patent Race, May 13, 2019
WHIPgroup attorneys achieve sweeping victory at Arterton Inn of Court mock oral argument, February 7, 2019
Supreme Court Petition Highlights Split at Federal Circuit Concerning Role of the Specification in Claim Construction, November 15, 2018
Time to Think Outside the Box: Foreign Patent Filling in China, July 12, 2017
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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