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Larry B. Donovan


Larry is a partner with Black McCuskey and focuses on Intellectual Property law with a concentration in the assessing and protecting of technological innovation.  Larry’s experience includes assessment of research and development efforts for isolating and protecting patentable subject matter, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks.  He also assists in enforcement of intellectual property rights as well as defending assertions of infringement.

Larry services a geographically diverse base of clients involved in high technology ventures and is particularly active with companies in the areas of digital devices, electronics, telecommunications, light emitting diode applications, mechanical devices, wireless communications, mobile device applications, web conferencing, switches and routers, and energy saving protocols.

Industries that Larry represent include: 
Advertising  |  Air  |  Beverage  |  Chemical  |  Computer Systems Design
Computers and Electronics  |   Consumer Products  |  Electrical Equipment
Internet Publishing & Broadcasting  |  Medical Professionals  |  Scientific Research & Development  Semiconductors  |  Software  |  Warehousing & Storage  |  Wireless Networking

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, Cleveland Intellectual Property Lawyers Association and is the former chair of the International Committee and the Stark County Bar Association.  Additionally, Larry is a licensed pilot.

Civic & Professional Involvement: 
Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association  |  Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association | Al Koran Shriners  |  Medina Lodge No. 58, F&AM  |  Lawyer Pilots Bar Association  |  Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program

Ohio Bar, 1999
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District
Supreme Court of the United States

J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1999
B.E.E., Cleveland State University, Dean’s List, 1989

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