Eugene (Gene) Sunday is a senior-level Patent Attorney with over 14 years of quality patent and IP law practice
experience protecting innovations in a wide array of cutting-edge technologies. Gene was In-House Patent Counsel
for many years at a large technology research and development company, and then he worked in private practice for years
as a Patent Attorney at several large well-known IP/Patent law firms. Gene has extensive experience in U.S. and Foreign
patent prosecution for clients ranging from Fortune 100 technology giants, mid-sized companies and numerous startups.
Prior to his entry into Patent and IP law, Gene was a Nuclear Engineer and a Nuclear Reactor Operator with the
United States Navy where he completed a highly specialized program lasting two years that included intensive training in
electrical engineering, electronics and nuclear engineering to be a certified Nuclear Reactor Operator. He also worked
in technology as an Engineer at Ethicon/Johnson and Johnson developing innovative processes, electronics and software
for systems that perform specialized sterilization of medical devices and related equipment.
Gene has drafted, filed and prosecuted hundreds of high quality patent applications in a wide range of advanced
technologies, including U.S. provisional, utility, design, and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications for foreign
and domestic clients. He advises corporate clients on a variety of IP issues including strategic development of
patent portfolios, licensing issues and drafting of related agreements, business development, contracts, commercial
designs, IP/Patent litigation and related IP monetization strategies. He is also highly experienced in preparing
and rendering patentability opinions, as well as patent infringement and non-infringement opinions. His licensing
experience includes investigating and assessing licensing opportunities for client innovations and patent portfolios,
calculating prospective royalty payments, and drafting patent license agreements. His licensing efforts have resulted
in royalty payments in recurring amounts of hundreds of thousands of dollars for clients. He also has significant
trademark practice experience in preparing, filing and prosecuting trademark applications in the U.S. and worldwide.
Gene has in-depth knowledge and fluency in a broad array of technologies including Electronic devices and Integrated
Circuit (IC) design, Electronic Control Systems and Sensors, Power Distribution and Control Systems,
Semiconductors and Semiconductor Fabrication Technologies, Software Application Design, Enterprise and Distributed Software
Systems, Computer Systems/Hardware design, Communications Devices, Protocols, Data Security, Routing, Switching and
Data Networking, Bluetooth/Wireless Technologies, RFID / NFC / EPC / IOT, Voice/Video/Multimedia Signal Processing,
E-Commerce/Internet/Web/Mobile Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Autonomous and Artificial
Intelligence (AI) Systems, Augmented and Virtual Reality Systems/Devices/Software, Computer Aided Design (CAD) Software,
3D-printing, Materials Science, Wind Power, Solar Power, Nuclear Power and Radiation Technologies,
Soft-Tissue Mechanics, Orthopedic Devices, Medical/Surgical Device Design, Medical Software and Medical Imaging Systems,
Organic Chemistry, Ceramics, Small Molecule Chemistry, Polymers, Metallic and
Inorganic Chemistry, Nanotechnologies/MEMS technologies and other technologies.
Gene holds an M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering and both a B.S. and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the
University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his J.D. in Law from the University of Dayton School of Law. He is also
registered to practice as a Patent Attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.