Bernard P. Codd - McDermott Will & Emery


Bernard (Bernie) P. Codd focuses his practice on patent prosecution and opinions in the areas of semiconductor devices and semiconductor device manufacturing, as well as battery, fuel cell, photolithography, magnetic media, chemical, metallurgy and polymer technologies. Bernie has successfully prosecuted patent reexaminations, reissues and numerous patent appeals, including oral arguments. Bernie’s practice includes patent application drafting and providing opinions on patent validity and infringement.

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  • Prosecuted hundreds of semiconductor device and semiconductor manufacturing patents
  • Prosecuted more than 100 battery and fuel cell patent applications


University of Baltimore School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, 1996
The Cooper Union, BE, Chemical Engineering, 1983

District of Columbia

Courts / Agencies
US Patent and Trademark Office