Peter M. Siavelis focuses his practice on domestic and international patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition and related causes.
Peter has litigated patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret, unfair competition and false advertising actions in numerous federal courts and agencies. He has litigation and counseling experience with various technologies, including pharmaceuticals, computer network software, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and semiconductor chip packaging. Peter has successfully conducted post-grant review proceedings, including ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Peter counsels and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical and electrical arts, including applications related to sports and fitness equipment, wearable active monitoring technology, commercial and residential ventilation equipment, beverage containers, lighting fixtures, LEDs, computer server hardware and cabinets, infrared, ultrasonic and acoustic sensor assemblies, medical devices and packaging containers, window hardware, plastic part molding, concrete conduit repair, diesel engine sensors and monitoring, as well as semiconductor fabrication, food processing and commercial printing.
In addition, Peter handles IP asset management, counseling and opinion work for various technologies, including LEDs, 2G (code division multiple access (CDMA)) and 3G (wideband code division multiple access (W-CDMA)) wireless communication protocols. He has performed due diligence investigations in connection with the acquisition of assets and businesses. He has also prepared and reviewed license, technology transfer, joint development and confidentiality agreements.
Previously, Peter worked as an application engineer responsible for the design of compressed air systems used in industrial applications worldwide. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. As an undergraduate, he worked as a petroleum engineer.