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Edward D. Pergament-Cepeda, Owner

Edward PergamentMr. Pergament-Cepeda has a broad patent and technical experience in a variety of fields, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, medical devices, vapor deposition processes, photography, and optics.  At present, Mr. Pergament-Cepeda‚Äôs practice is focused mainly on counseling clients in pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Mr. Pergament-Cepeda was a scientist, an attorney, and an executive with several major pharmaceutical companies, and he has hand-on understanding of legal, business, and technical issues facing a broad range of pharmaceutical products, including NCEs, specialty, generics, formulations, and pharmaceutical solids.

Admissions: New York, 2000, New Jersey, 2001; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1997).

Education: University of Odessa, former USSR (B.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1985); Case Western Reserve University (M.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1993); Rutgers School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif (J.D., 1999).

Practice Areas: Pharmaceutical Patent Law, Patent Preparation, Prosecution and Counseling, Chemical Patent Law, Litigation, and Patent Investigations.