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P Branko Pejic

P Branko Pejic

Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC

bpejic@gbpatent.com


Partner

Firm practice areas/practice groups

Litigation and Trial
Client Counselling, Licensing and Technology Transfer
Pharmaceutical
Startup Group

Experience

Law clerk to the Honourable H Dale Cook US District Court Judge, ND, Oklahoma – 1997–1998
Patent attorney - Greenblum and Bernstein, PLC – 1999–present. 

Offices/professional activities

Secretary, U.S. Section (2017–present), US Council member – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (FICPI) (2013–2017)
Member – FICPI CET8 – IP Licensing and Monetization international working group

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst Faculty Member (2011-present)
Licensing Executive Society (2010-present, Sector Liaison – Publications)
Licensing Executive Society (2010-present, Sector Liaison – Communications)
Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) (2004–present, Membership Committee)
University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Council (2007–present, board member and Chairman 2008–09) 
Speaks as well as participates and moderates panel discussions at various professional meetings and webinars, including FICPI and LES meetings as well as industry organisations such as ChemInnovations and GPhA.

Notable

Argued cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and various US District Courts nationwide, including all hearings as well as bench and jury trials.

Developed patent monetisation strategies, and participated in the negotiation and sale of patent portfolios. 

Completed a mini-pupilage under Roger Wyand, QC of Grey’s Inn, London, England, practising intellectual property law before the Royal Courts of Justice.

Developed and oversaw environmental compliance programmes for one of largest transportation companies in the nation, including nationwide underground storage tank and fueling facility upgrades and compliance programme.

Professional associations and memberships

American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Generic Pharmaceutical Association 
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Licensing Executive Society

Representative publications

Pejic PB., ‘Will Credible Utility Join Written Description and Enablement as the Newest Patent Infringement Defense?’. Journal of Generic Medicines, vol. 14, 3, pp. 135-140, first published December 1, 2017.

Pejic PB., ‘On Litigating Hatch-Waxman Patent Infringement Cases in the Eastern District of Virginia’ Journal of Generic Medicines: The Business Journal for the Generic Medicines Sector April 2014 11(1-2) 74-77.

Bernstein, B., Fink, M., Pejic, P.B. 2011-2017 editions ‘Licensing U. Jurisdiction’.  Getting The Deal Through - in print and online, Law Business Research Ltd.

Pejic, PB, ‘Recent Federal Circuit rulings strengthen obviousness-type double patenting defense to assertions of patent infringement in pharmaceutical litigations’. Journal of Generic Medicines:  The Business Journal for the Generic Medicines Sector, April 2011 8: 111-116.

Greenblum, N., Fink, M., Roylance, S., Pejic, P.B., Myers-Payne, S.C., Braier, P.  ‘Generic Drugs in a Changing Intellectual Property Landscape’.  The Pharmaceutical Regulatory Process, Second Edition, pp. 143-180, Ira R. Berry and Robert P. Martin, eds. Informa Health Care (2008).

Education

University of Arkansas, BS in Chemical Engineering (1993)
University of Tulsa College of Law, JD (1997)
Georgetown University Law Center, LLM in International and Comparative Law, with focus on Intellectual Property and International Trade (1999).

Courts

  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia.

Bar admissions

1997, Arkansas
2007, District of Columbia
2007, USPTO.

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