Pulfer advises clients on all phases of intellectual property, including prosecuting patents, trademarks, and copyrights. He also provides counseling on matters relating to patent litigation as well as non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions. Pulfer has experience in the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications in several technical fields. Of note, his work includes prosecuting inventions pertaining to electronics, software, telecommunications, and consumer goods.
Pulfer earned his B.S.E. in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and his law degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association and Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association.
About Calfee’s Intellectual Property Group
Calfee has one of the largest Intellectual Property and Information Technology practices in a general practice corporate law firm in the Midwest. More than 30 of Calfee’s Intellectual Property attorneys are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Serving a national and international client base comprised of both established and entrepreneurial enterprises, Calfee provides fully integrated, high-quality legal services throughout the United States and around the world. Calfee attorneys work with clients to develop innovative business strategies to optimize and monetize the client’s patents, trademarks and copyrights, protect their trade secrets, and successfully resolve patent, trademark and copyright infringement disputes. Calfee’s Intellectual Property practice is recognized as a leader in its field by Chambers USA 2017 and U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America “Best Law Firms 2018.” In addition, several of Calfee’s Intellectual Property attorneys have been individually honored as top attorneys in their respective areas of the law by Chambers USA 2017 and Best Lawyers in America 2018.
About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with 160 attorneys located in its Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee also offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.