Dr. Elliot C. Mendelson, Ph.D.

Dr. Elliot C. Mendelson, Ph.D.: Attorney with Mendelson Intellectual Property Law LLC


Elliot C. Mendelson founded Mendelson IP in 2009. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution, counseling and opinions, due diligence, reissue and reexamination proceedings. He also serves as local counsel for out of state attorneys with cases pending before the District Court of Delaware. Over the course of his career, Dr. Mendelson has been involved in ANDA litigation, infringement, and inventorship litigations related to some of the most important pharmaceutical and biological products on the market today. He has also managed the FTO work for one of the largest and most historic collaborations between a pharmaceutical company and a biotech company. Dr. Mendelson's technical focus has an emphasis in the areas of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology including: Small molecules, Vaccines, Antibodies, Biologics, Blood Products, Drug Discovery, Gene therapy, Modified Crops, Separation/Purification processes, Alternative Fuels, and Renewable Energy. Prior to founding Mendelson IP, Dr. Mendelson was an attorney at the law firm of Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP in Chicago. Before that, Dr. Mendelson was an associate at the law firm of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP in Wilmington. Dr. Mendelson received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. While attending law school, he worked full-time as a Law Clerk/Patent Agent at Howrey & Simon. Immediately prior to entering the legal profession, Dr. Mendelson worked as a Clinical Research Specialist drafting Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs) for the Regulatory Affairs Branch of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Mendelson received his B.S. in Biology from S.U.N.Y at Binghamton. He went on to receive his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Virginia, where his research focused on mechanisms of viral assembly. Following his doctorate at the University of Virginia, Dr. Mendelson went on to two postdoctoral positions; first as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University Cancer Center and then as a Postdoctoral

at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Areas of Practice (61)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical and Chemical
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Counseling and Opinions
  • Local Counsel Services
  • Biochemical Patents
  • Biotechnology Patent Prosecution
  • Biotechnology Patents
  • Chemical Patent Prosecution
  • Chemical Patents
  • International Patent Prosecution
  • International Patents
  • Molecular Biology Patents
  • Patent Applications
  • Patent Infringement
  • Patent Interference Practice
  • Patent Licensing
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Protection
  • Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution
  • Pharmaceutical Patents
  • Chemical Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Enforcement
  • Intellectual Property Infringement
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
  • Intellectual Property Procurement
  • Intellectual Property Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Medical Intellectual Property
  • Proprietary Rights
  • Biochemical Technology
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Biotechnology Licensing
  • Enzymology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Alternative Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Patents
  • Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Technology Licensing
  • Trademarks
  • Service Marks
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Registration
  • ANDA litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302-504-8119  Phone
302-468-6867  Phone
312-375-7844  Cell Phone
University Attended:
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., Biology, 1985; University of Virginia, Ph.D., Microbiology, 1992
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2000, Delaware
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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