Barufka, Jack S
Jack S Barufka serves as firmwide leader for Pillsbury’s Intellectual Property practice. With more than 20 years’ experience representing numerous Fortune 500 companies, Barufka is ranked by The Legal Times and Chambers as one of the top intellectual property attorneys in the country.
His practice includes strategic intellectual property counselling and prosecution, litigation, dispute resolution, licensing, technology transactions, intellectual property mining and enforcement, copyright protection, and pre-litigation opinions. Barufka has extensive experience in both ex parte and inter partes reexaminations, often involving patents in concurrent litigation. His client counselling practice develops strategic patent programmes that posture the client’s patent portfolio to increase market share, improve margins, and generate licensing revenue in a cost effective manner. He works closely with clients on new product launches to minimise risks associated with costly litigation and also concentrates in patent claim interpretation and designing-around valid US patents. In addition, he routinely provides advice in support of technology transactions and patent litigation. His areas of technical focus are electrical, mechanical, semiconductor, computer, software, medical devices and business methods.
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