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Sergey Vernyuk

Sergey Vernyuk

Sergey is an Ohio-based registered U.S. Patent Attorney whose practice includes litigating intellectual property issues and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Prior to working with Emerson Thomson Bennett, Sergey worked with a law firm in Albany, New York, and with an intellectual property law firm in Cleveland, Ohio, in addition to interning with a federal appellate judge.  Sergey has significant experience working in industry as an electrical engineer, including positions with the RoviSys Company and with Intertek.

Sergey earned his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Cleveland State University in 2003; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, also from Cleveland State University, in 2004; and Juris Doctorate, second in his class, from the University of Akron School of Law in 2012, where he was also on Law Review.  Sergey is a member of the Kathleen M. O’Malley American Inn of Court.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
EDUCATION
  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. summa cum laude – 2012
  • Cleveland State University
    • MSEE – 2004
  • Cleveland State University
    • BEE magna cum laude – 2003
HONORS
  • Honoree, Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2021)
PRESENTATIONS
  • “Effective and Ethical Use of Experts in Litigation: Views from the Bench and Bar” – panel discussion at the University of Akron School of Law’s 25th Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy (2023)
  • “Patent Marking” – jointly presented at the University of Akron School of Law’s 23rd Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy (2021)
  • “Patent-Eligibility After Mayo, Myriad, and Alice” – jointly presented at the University of Akron School of Law’s 22nd Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy (2020)

Phone:

330-434-9999

Fax:

330-434-8888

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