Eric G. Soller
Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon LLP
ERIC G. SOLLER
Phone: (412) 263-1836
Fax: (412) 263-2001
Eric G. Soller
ERIC G. SOLLER is a partner with Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP.
He serves as Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group.
Eric concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and complex business litigation.
Mr. Soller is a cum laude graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was the Special Projects Editor of its Law Review.
He earned his undergraduate degree in Health Policy and Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.
Mr. Soller served as an Assistant District Attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
In that position, he
tried dozens of felony and misdemeanor cases to verdict before both juries and judges.
has successfully litigated numerous cases in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County and Washington County, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
has represented clients in a myriad of intellectual property litigation matters.
is currently representing clients in patent infringement cases in the Western District of Pennsylvania ( Best Medical International, Inc
.v. Accuray Incorporated
, No. 12-1043-TFM; Air Vent, Inc.
v. Owens Corning Corp., No. 10-1699-TFM; NOAH Systems v. Intuit, No. 10-1420-AJS; and Kennametal Inc.
v. Sandvik, Inc. et al., 09-857-TFM), the Delaware District Court ( Allure Home Creations v. Maytex Mills , No. 10-712-GMS) and the Northern District of West Virginia ( Walhonde Tools, Inc.
v. Wilson Works, Inc.
et al ., No 1:09CV48).
has tried patent infringement cases to verdict, conducted claim construction ( Markman) hearings and represented clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit.
successfully argued on behalf of Appellants in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court case of Schwartz v. Rockey, 593 Pa. 536; 932 A.2d 885; 2007 Pa.
is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Third Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Seventh Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court
He is also a member of the American, Pennsylvania, New York and Allegheny County Bar Associations.
Since July of 2007, Mr. Soller has served as a Hearing Committee Member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, for District 4.
was reappointed in July 2010 for another three year term.
recently spoke at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Continuing Legal Education program on Officer and Director Liability, and specifically on Shareholder Derivative Suits and Litigation.
Mr. Soller is a Fellow of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.
He is also a member of the St. Anthony Charitable Foundation Board, which aims to provide an academic course of studies and vocational training for students with developmental disabilities.
also provides legal services through the Pittsburgh Neighborhood Legal Services Association's
Protection from Abuse Pro Bono Referral Program.