Marshall A. Lerner is the managing partner of the law firm of Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP, and has been with the firm since its inception in 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering cum laude from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1962. He obtained his Juris Doctor with Honors from George Washington University in 1965, and has been practicing in the area of intellectual property law since 1965. He was previously an examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and a patent advisor to the Office of Naval Research.
Mr. Lerner is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, Federal Circuit Court of Appeal, the District of Columbia and California bars. Mr. Lerner’s practice area is patent, trademark and copyright infringement litigation, counseling and U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications. Mr. Lerner has lectured in the area of intellectual property at Harvard University, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Anderson Graduate School of Management UCLA, and the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Mr. Lerner has conducted workshops in advertising injury and risk management of intellectual property claims for the Insurance Education Association of California.
Mr. Lerner works in all areas of intellectual property law, including: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, internet-related law and unfair competition.
- George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
- J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
- Honors: With Honors
- New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey
- B.S.E.E., Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Federal Court
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit