P. Branko Pejic*

P. Branko Pejic

Partner

bpejic@gbpatent.com

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Litigation and Trial
Client Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer
Pharmaceutical
Startup Group

Experience

Law Clerk to Judge Cook U.S. District Court Judge, N.D., Oklahoma – 1997-1998
Patent Attorney – Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 1999-Present

Offices/Professional Activities

U.S. Council Member International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) (2013-present)
Certified Patent Valuation Analyst Faculty Member (2011-Present)
Licensing Executive Society (2010-Present, Sector Liaison – Publications)
Licensing Executive Society (2010-Present, Sector Liaison – Communications)
Generic Pharmaceutical Association (2004-Present, Membership Committee)
University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Council (2007-Present, Board Member and Chairman 2008-09)
Speaks as well as participates and moderates panel discussions at various professional meetings, including FICPI, Licensing Executive Society Annual meetings and ChemInnovations

Notable

Argued cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and various U.S. District Courts nationwide.
Developed patent monetization strategies, and participated in the negotiation and sale of patent portfolios. 
Completed a mini-pupilage under Roger Wyand, Q.C. of Grey’s Inn, London, England, practicing intellectual property law before the Royal Courts of Justice.
Developed and oversaw environmental compliance programs for one of largest transportation companies in the nation, including nation-wide underground storage tank and fueling facility upgrades and compliance program.

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Generic Pharmaceutical Association (Membership Committee)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Licensing Executive Society

Representative Publications

Pejic P.B., “On Litigating Hatch-Waxman Patent Infringement Cases in the Eastern District of Virginia” Journal of Generic Medicines: The Business Journal for the Generic Medicines Sector April 2014 11(1-2) 74-77

Pejic P.B., “Recent Federal Circuit rulings strengthen obviousness-type double patenting defense to assertions of patent infringement in pharmaceutical litigations.” Journal of Generic Medicines: The Business Journal for the Generic Medicines Sector April 2011 8: 111-116

Bernstein, B., Fink M., Pejic P.B. “2011 – Licensing U.S. Jurisdiction.” Getting The Deal Through – in print and on-line, Law Business Research Ltd. (2011)

Greenblum, N., Fink, M., Roylance, S., Pejic, P.B., Myers-Payne, S.C., Braier, P. “Generic Drugs in a Changing Intellectual Property Landscape.” The Pharmaceutical Regulatory Process, Second Edition, pp. 143-180, Ira R. Berry and Robert P. Martin, eds., Informa Health Care (2008)

Education

University of Arkansas, B.S. in Chemical Engineering (1993)
University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D. (1997)
Georgetown University Law Center, L.L.M. in International and Comparative Law, with focus on Intellectual Property and International Trade (1999)

Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Bar Admissions

1997, Arkansas
2007, District of Columbia
2007, USPTO