Steven E. Jedlinski is a trial lawyer with a national practice litigating all types of complex intellectual property disputes. He is widely recognized and sought after for his experience with patent and trade secret matters. His patent experience includes litigating and counseling client’s regarding the myriad of unique and ever-changing issues surrounding standard essential patents (SEPs) and design patents.
Mr. Jedlinski regularly practices in venues around the country including federal trial and appellate courts, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). As a registered attorney before the USPTO, Mr. Jedlinski has significant experience in post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB ) often in parallel with related district court litigation. Mr. Jedlinski’s deep litigation experience includes obtaining significant results from preliminary injunction proceedings through trial and ultimately appeal.
Mr. Jedlinski's practice is distinguished by his technical knowledge, gained while earning a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering; his extensive litigation experience; and his tenacious personality, which propelled him from a walk-on to a leadership role as a Big Ten collegiate athlete. He crafts and implements efficient strategies for achieving real business solutions whether facing off against an industry competitor, a non-practicing entity or rogue former business partner. Leading companies in various industries, including medical devices, consumer products, telecommunications, electronics, financial services, hospitality and retail, value Mr. Jedlinski's breadth of knowledge and experience, as well as his successful track record for clients involved in significant patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, unfair competition and false advertising matters.
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In addition to his practice, Mr. Jedlinski writes and speaks on intellectual property issues and is one of the editors of Holland & Knight's Trade Secret Blog. He currently sits on the Advisory Board for Northwestern University's Biomedical Engineering Department and the Chicago chapter of the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mr. Jedlinski was a walk-on, four-year starter and captain of his collegiate soccer team, and he played in Major League Soccer's Reserve League.
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