Melcher, August

August Melcher

Associate
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August Melcher concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation centering on Hatch-Waxman litigation with experience in general patent litigation, trade secrets litigation and civil rights litigation. Experience includes pre-litigation regulatory activities, Paragraph IV certifications and notice letters, invalidity and non-infringement contentions, review and production of electronically stored information, written discovery, fact and expert witness depositions, expert discovery, pre-trial preparations and appeals as well as dispositive, preliminary injunction and appellate motion practice.

August Melcher concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation centering on Hatch-Waxman litigation with experience in general patent litigation, trade secrets litigation and civil rights litigation. Experience includes pre-litigation regulatory activities, Paragraph IV certifications and notice letters, invalidity and non-infringement contentions, review and production of electronically stored information, written discovery, fact and expert witness depositions, expert discovery, pre-trial preparations and appeals as well as dispositive, preliminary injunction and appellate motion practice.

Prior to joining the Firm, he served as a legal intern to the NYU Office of Industrial Liaison, where he gained experience in patent prosecution, strategic counseling, portfolio management and contract review.

August also has prior experience serving as a researcher and instructor in UC Berkeley’s Department of Chemistry, where he performed high-performance computing research involving simulations of chemical systems designed to help chemists, chemical engineers and biomolecular engineers understand state-of-the-art experiments and taught organic chemistry.

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Education
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2019
  • B.S., Chemistry and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 2013
    Honors Thesis: Chemical and Excluded Volume Effects of Polyethylene Glycols on DNA Triple Helix Stability
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Community Leadership
    • Member, After School Matters Associate Board