Eric J. Franklin

Mr. Franklin has more than 15 years of experience in the field of intellectual property law, including preparing and prosecuting hundreds of patent applications in a variety of technology fields. Mr. Franklin also has extensive experience analyzing patents for a variety of purposes including as preparation for mergers and acquisitions, and the enforcement of patents. As part of his extensive opinion work, Mr. Franklin has provided non-infringement and validity opinions related to patents in various technical areas. Additionally, Mr. Franklin has extensive experience in interference proceedings, licensing, and patent reissues and reexaminations, and in patent and trademark litigation.

Some of the technical areas in which Mr. Franklin has worked include pharmaceuticals; biotechnology; paper making equipment and processes; industrial robotics; medical devices; dental implants; semiconductor devices and their manufacture, including copper plating technology; power generation and transmission equipment, including coal burning and nuclear power plants and high voltage direct current transmission equipment; textile manufacture; automotive technology; aircraft components; spacecraft; waste water treatment; firefighting equipment; and weapons systems.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Patent Prosecution and Counseling and 3) Patent Litigation
Law School American University, Washington College of Law (J.D., 1991)
Education University of California at Davis (B.S., 1987)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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Eric Kraeutler
Eric Kraeutler

Eric Kraeutler is the leader of Morgan Lewis's Philadelphia Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on trials and appeals involving complex commercial, intellectual property, and white collar criminal matters.