Cedric is an experienced litigator who focuses primarily on intellectual property matters, as well as technology-related business and commercial litigation. He represents a broad range of American and international companies in a wide range of industries and technologies, with a particular emphasis on litigating the validity, infringement, and enforceability of patents in different technologies.
As a registered U.S. Patent and Trademark Office patent attorney and an intellectual property litigator with nearly 25 years of litigation experience, Cedric has earned numerous favorable settlements, successful appeals, and motions on behalf of clients. He regularly litigates patent matters in the federal district courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) and also provides strategic patent counsel in many fields, such as material sciences, organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, and molecular biology. In addition, Cedric has a specific depth of experience handling pharmaceutical commercial and patent cases, including Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) patent litigation matters arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Cedric also has experience related to copyright, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property litigation, as well as tort and general commercial litigation and counseling.
Cedric earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Alberta, Canada, and his juris doctor at the Tulane University Law School.