Todd J. Obijeski

Partner
Atlanta
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3800
Atlanta, GA 30303
D: 404.954.5072
Contact My Assistant
Kathrine B. Dean
D: 404.954.5076

Education

Georgia State University
J.D., 2009

Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S., Chemical Engineering, 1989

Cornell University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1986

Bar and Court Admissions

State Bar of Georgia, 2010
United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Society of Plastics Engineers
Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry

Awards & Recognition

Recipient of "Significant Contributions to Georgia PATENTS" award from Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, 2017

With fifteen years' experience and 6 U.S. Patents during a career in industry with major polymer film and plastics/packaging companies and a Fortune 50 chemical company, Todd truly understands the pressures and time constraints on inventors in the corporate world. He can put himself in his clients' shoes because he has been there, and he uses that insider's experience to produce top-quality legal work for his clients.

Todd is a registered patent attorney in the Atlanta office of Merchant & Gould. He is experienced in drafting and prosecuting U.S. patent applications, corresponding with foreign associates and prosecuting foreign applications, assisting in foreign opposition proceedings, drafting patent landscape reports, and drafting freedom to operate and invalidity opinions. Todd also has experience in inter partes reexaminations.

Todd handles patent matters in the material, pharmaceutical, chemical, superconductivity, thin film, coating/adhesive, polymer, catalyst, foam, packaging, wire & cable, flooring, medical device, semiconductor, instrumentation, and machinery/equipment industries.

Todd serves on the Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Advisory Board, and co-chairs the CIP CUP (Charity IP) Golf Tournament, proceeds from which benefit the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, GSU Public Interest Law Association, and GSU IP Scholarship Fund.

Todd is married with three children. He enjoys attending his kids' sports events and activities, and traveling to the beach in Destin, Florida, with his family.

Patents

U.S. Patent 5,674,342, entitled: High Drawdown Extrusion Composition and Process, Todd J. Obijeski; Shih-Yaw Lai; Rajen M. Patel; Lichih R. Peng; Michael F. Langohr; David C. Kelley; David A. Eversdyk; Nicole F. Whiteman.

U.S. Patent 5,595,705, entitled: Method of Manufacturing Packaging and Wrapping Film, Kim L. Walton; Rajen M. Patel; Pak-Wing S. Chum; Todd J. Obijeski.

U.S. Patent 5,591,390, entitled: Method of Manufacturing Packaging and Wrapping Film, Kim L. Walton; Rajen M. Patel; Pak-Wing S. Chum; Todd J. Obijeski.

U.S. Patent 5,562,958, entitled: Packaging and Wrapping Film, Kim L. Walton; Rajen M. Patel; Pak-Wing S. Chum; Todd J. Obijeski.

U.S. Patent 5,472,775, entitled: Elastic Materials and Articles Therefrom, Todd J. Obijeski; Georgia M. Huff; Rexford A. Maugans; Osborne K. McKinney.

U.S. Patent 5,395,471, entitled: High Drawdown Extrusion Process with Greater Resistance to Draw Resonance, Todd J. Obijeski; Shih-Yaw Lai; Rajen M. Patel; Lichih R. Peng; Michael F. Langohr; David C. Kelley; David A. Eversdyk; Nicole F. Whiteman.