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Ms. Evelyn M. Sommer

Intellectual Property Adjunct Professor

Quinnipiac University

HQ Phone: (203) 582-8200

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Quinnipiac University School of Law

Quinnipiac University

275 Mount Carmel Avenue

Hamden, Connecticut 06518

United States

Company Description

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,784 full-time undergraduate and 2,884 graduate and part-time students in 58 undergraduate and mo ... more

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Employment History

Of Counsel

Cummings & Lockwood LLC


National Inventors Hall of Fame

Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate

Skadden , Arps , Slate , Meagher & Florm

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Champion International Corporation


Board Member
New York Intellectual Property Law Association

Member, Several Pharmaceutical Firm Boards
Allendale Pharmaceuticals , Inc.


New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences



Hunter College


Brooklyn Law School

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Evelyn M. Sommer | Of Counsel

Evelyn M. Sommer
Evelyn M. Sommer joined the Stamford office of Cummings & Lockwood in 2001 as of counsel in the Firm's Intellectual Property Group.Prior to joining C&L, Evelyn worked as "of counsel" with the New York law firms of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, LLP, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP practicing intellectual property law.Previously, she also spent 20 years as chief patent and trademark counsel to Champion International Corporation, a Fortune 100 company based in Stamford, Connecticut.Evelyn's practice focuses on various aspects of intellectual property law, including patent and trademark prosecution; patent, trademark, licensing and technology exchange agreements; interference practice; ex parte and inter partes patent and trademark proceedings; preparation of patent validity, infringement and enforceability opinions; and the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions.
In her 40-plus years as an attorney, Evelyn has contributed to over 800 patents, argued appellate cases before various District Courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.She has participated in transactions involving trademarks, technology, and know-how, including license and franchise agreements, security interests, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and the like, involving intellectual property transfers, joint ventures, and research and development alliances.
Ms. Sommer has served on several pharmaceutical firm boards, including Allendale Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and was Patent Editor for Integrative Psychiatry.She is presently an editor and frequent contributor to The Licensing Journal and The Litigator.She is a special master for the United States District Court, District of Connecticut, an intellectual property adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law and a Director of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.Evelyn has also lectured on patent and other intellectual property topics at seminars conducted by the Practising Law Institute, the American Management Association, the Bureau of National Affairs, Licensing Executive Society, ALI-ABA, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Patent Law Association, Westchester Fairfield Corporate Bar Association, Association of University Technology Managers, National Association of Purchasing Managers, Franklin Pierce Law School and other organizations.Evelyn has also written or contributed to numerous articles and books on both legal and scientific topics, and is a director of, or adviser to, various civic, business and legal organizations.
Evelyn attended New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, receiving her B.A. in Chemistry from Hunter College and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.

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