Mr. Antonelli’s experience includes litigating complex patent infringement actions involving water pollution control technologies, semiconductor devices and fabrication, consumer electronics, nanotechnology, and chemistry. He has considerable experience drafting expert witness reports and preparing claim construction briefs and motions to compel discovery and summary judgment. He is adept at developing proofs and at all aspects of discovery. He has worked closely with inventors, expert witnesses, and corporate designees to prepare for and defend depositions.
Mr. Antonelli has prosecuted patents in a range of technological arts, and counseled clients on developing and implementing patent strategies for the protection of new products. He has prepared numerous patentability studies, product clearance investigations and other patent opinions.
Mr. Antonelli has worked for both an international general practice law firm and a smaller IP law boutique. Prior to his law career, Mr. Antonelli worked for an engineering consulting firm, where he was responsible for designing wastewater treatment systems for industry, and stormwater management systems for mining operations. He played a significant role in conceiving and developing remediation plans for hazardous waste landfills, contaminated soils, and groundwater at military sites.
Mr. Antonelli received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and holds a Master's of Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland, and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Chemical Society.