CLEVELAND, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph J. Crimaldi has joined the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as Of Counsel in the firm's Intellectual Property Practice.
Crimaldi has 17 years of experience counseling clients on obtaining and protecting intellectual property rights. He has prepared and prosecuted all aspects of chemical patent applications with a particular focus on biotech, genetically-modified plants, agricultural chemicals, plant patents, pharmaceuticals, polymers, organic chemistry, personal care products, and nanotechnology. Crimaldi also has experience in drafting patent validity and infringement opinions, and in the areas of trademark prosecution and litigation. His background includes strategic planning and intellectual property asset management, both foreign and domestic, for start-ups, publicly traded companies and large public universities.
Crimaldi received his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1995 and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Miami University in 1992.
Joseph Crimaldi can be reached at 216.430.2053 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About McDonald Hopkins
McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, and West Palm Beach. The firm's comprehensive legal services are provided by teams of specialized attorneys and professionals in areas such as business law, litigation, business restructuring and bankruptcy, estate planning, government affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, and mergers and acquisitions. The president of McDonald Hopkins is Carl J. Grassi. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit www.mcdonaldhopkins.com.
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