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Susan M. Gerber (Sue)


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  • The University of Akron (J.D. summa cum laude 1999; Law Review; 1999 Donald M. Jenkins Award for highest cumulative G.P.A.; B.S. in Natural Science magna cum laude 1996; A.A.B. with high distinction 1987)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • Law Clerk to Judge Alice M. Batchelder, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (January-December 2000)

Sue Gerber practices in the area of intellectual property law, focusing primarily on patent infringement litigation and appeals. She has experience in many facets of patent infringement litigation, from pre-complaint investigation through trial and on appeal, including appeals before the Federal Circuit, other Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She has experience litigating antitrust/unfair competition claims brought in the context of patent infringement litigation and counseling clients on intellectual property enforcement and defense strategies.

Sue also has significant experience in cross-border enforcement of intellectual property rights. She routinely handles discovery actions brought under 28 U.S.C. § 1782, in which interested persons can request production of evidence located in the United States for use in foreign litigation, and coordinates with foreign counsel to support litigation strategies in other countries.

In addition, Sue has coauthored a number of publications on topics relating to discovery issues in patent cases, including the discovery of evidence for use in foreign proceedings under Section 1782, and on topics relating to patent issues before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Sue has served as an adjunct professor at The University of Akron School of Law instructing first-year students in writing appellate briefs, preparing and presenting oral appellate arguments, and writing research memoranda.

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