Nicholas M. Nyemah

Nicholas M. Nyemah

Senior Associate

Nicholas Nyemah focuses his practice on patent litigation in US district and appellate courts, and in the US Patent and Trademark Office. He has also prepared and prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications, and has counseled clients with respect to patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to operate.

With a background in electrical engineering and computer science, Mr. Nyemah's patent experience includes: automotive devices; computer systems, networks, and applications; consumer electronics; electrical components, connectors, cables, and assemblies; medical devices; photovoltaic systems; satellite communication systems; semiconductor design and manufacturing; sensors and actuators; and telecommunication systems.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Nyemah worked as an engineer in the Integrated Defense Systems division of the Boeing Company, where he authored numerous hardware specifications and test procedures for GPS satellite components.

As a law student, Mr. Nyemah served as an Executive Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. As a member of the Georgetown Criminal Justice Clinic, he represented indigent clients in the District of Columbia Superior Court and before the US Parole Commission. He also worked as a law clerk for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender and the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland.

Experience

  • Representing electronics manufacturer in case involving display power consumption management.
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in case involving surgical implants for joint replacement procedures.
  • Representing electronics manufacturer in case involving personal fitness monitors.
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in case involving intraocular implants for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in case involving catheter delivery systems for prosthetic heart valves.
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in case involving endoscopic hemostasis devices.
  • Representing electronics manufacturer in case involving design and manufacture of semiconductor memory devices.
  • Representing mobile device manufacturer in case involving LTE network communications.
  • Representing electronics manufacturer in case involving touch-sensitive computer input devices.
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in case involving drug-eluting cardiovascular stents.
  • Representing immigrant seeking asylum in the United States of America.
  • Representing tenants facing eviction in the District of Columbia.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2010
  • BS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Southern District of California
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • US Patent and Trademark Office
Activities
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, National Society of Black Engineers
  • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association
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