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Richard J. Basile

Bio

Mr. Basile's practice spans all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent litigation, prosecution and trademarks. He has an extensive patent litigation experience with an emphasis on counseling and representing generic drug companies in Hatch-Waxman proceedings. He has successfully represented generic drug companies at both the trial and appellate levels and has been involved in preparing numerous patent opinions, and Paragraph IV notice letters. He has litigated patent cases in a variety of technical fields both in districts courts throughout the United States and before the USPTO in post grant IPR proceedings. The technical fields include ultrasonic water meters, GPS business method patents, medical imaging devices, radiation based paper making sensors, computer cooling fans, heavy vehicle braking systems, bicycle suspension systems, and fiber optic amplifiers and multiplexers. Mr. Basile lectures frequently both in the U.S. and abroad on patent litigation, attorney-client privilege in patent cases, patent opinion letters, and Paragraph IV notice letters. During law school Mr. Basile was a judicial extern to both Judge Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Judge John A. Nordberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He has served on the Board of Governors and is a past President of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

J.D., IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law 1994
B.S.M.E., Union College, Mechanical Engineering 1985

Honors/Awards

LMG Life Sciences: “General Patent Litigator of the Year-New England” (2016)
LMG Life Sciences: “Life Science Star” (2012-2016)
Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society
Bishop Feehan High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Court admissions

State of Connecticut
State of New York
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Associations

Judge Janet Bond Arterton American Inn of Court
Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association
New York Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Federal Circuit Bar Association
National Italian American Bar Association

Publications

Presentations

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