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Jeffrey S. Bernard

Partner
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280
Direct704.945.2902
Fax704.332.1197
jbernard@slk-law.com

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Kris Pierce
Direct704.945.2904
kpierce@slk-law.com

Jeffrey S. Bernard is a partner in the intellectual property practice group and focuses his practice on preparing new patent applications, US and foreign patent prosecution, International PCT and national stage patent application filing strategies, preparing opinions pertaining to patentability, freedom-to-operate and infringement, dispute and litigation support, licensing, and intellectual property due diligence in connection with investments/mergers/acquisitions.

Jeffrey had broad-based experience primarily in the mechanical arts, and specific experience pertaining to fiber optic hardware, fiber optic manufacture, fabric technology, seat systems and seat actuation, couplings, pumps, valves, tools and healthcare technology.  Jeffrey is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 50,020).

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar 
  • The Florida Bar

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Education

  • J.D., Albany Law School, 1999
  • B.S., cum laude, Biology, Chemistry, Virginia Tech, 1996

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2001
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001

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