Dennis Unkovic

Dennis Unkovic

Partner at Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP

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General Information


Partner  - Blue Water Growth LLC

Attorney  - Private Law Practice


B.A.  - University of Virginia

J.D.  - The University of Pittsburgh School of Law


Board Chair  - Meritas LLC

Board Member  - World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Board of Governors Member  - AmCham China companies

Board Member  - National Association of Japan-America Societies , Inc.

Vice Chairman  - Directors of the World Affairs Council

Board Member and Board Chair  - Read Council

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Dennis Unkovic
Partner Dennis Unkovic is a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, a law firm of 63 attorneys handling a wide variety of business transactions, corporate litigation, and technology and intellectual property matters. Mr. Unkovic practices primarily in three areas: First, he handles mergers, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, acquisitions, and technology licensing relationships with domestic and international companies. Second, he advises in the areas of technological innovation, intellectual property and technology transfer. Finally, he works closely with companies, financial institutions, not-for-profit entities, and trade associations on managing their operations in the United States and abroad. Mr. Unkovic's work has taken him to over 45 countries, with particular emphasis on the Pacific Rim. Mr. Unkovic has written six books and over 150 articles that have been published both nationally and internationally. Several of his published works have been translated into Japanese and Chinese. His 2009 book, The Art of Investing in America: Secrets to Success, is designed specifically for Chinese investors. Published in English and Chinese by Beijing Metallurgical Industry Press, it provides insights into how to successfully acquire American assets in today's trying economic conditions. Mr. Unkovic is often called upon to speak with government, business, and academic officials on international relationships and other high profile issues. Mr. Unkovic serves on the Board of Meritas, a global alliance of law firms committed to rigorous quality standards for its members. He has been named to each edition of The Best Lawyers in America since 2001. He is affiliated with numerous courts, professional organizations, and domestic and international arbitration tribunals. Mr. Unkovic earned his B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia and received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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Dennis Unkovic
Dennis Unkovic Partner Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP Dennis Unkovic, a partner with the law firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, focuses his practice on helping companies conduct their international operations. He is actively involved in negotiating commercial transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers, and restructuring entities to enhance effectiveness. Mr. Unkovic works with U.S. companies as well as foreign entities and investors. He has traveled to 45 countries over the last thirty years, with significant involvement in China, India, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Mr. Unkovic is frequently invited to brief business executives, trade associations, and governmental and academic leaders on high profile issues. Since 1982, he has given presentations in the United States, the People's Republic of China, Japan, India, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR, the Philippines, New Zealand, Germany, Portugal, the former Yugoslavia, Cyprus, Slovenia, Croatia, Mexico, Switzerland, Italy, Australia, Spain, France, Greece, the United Kingdom, Finland, Ireland, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas. A prolific writer, he has authored four books and over 135 articles for both domestic and international publications on businessrelated topics. The Trade Secrets Handbook was published in English, Japanese, Chinese, and Serbo-Croatian, and two other books were published in the Japanese language. Prior to joining Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, Mr. Unkovic served in Washington D.C. as the Legislative Director for Hugh D. Scott, former United States Senate Minority Leader; he simultaneously served as Assistant Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights. Mr. Unkovic received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is affiliated with numerous courts and professional organizations and has been elected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White; 2001-2002; 2003-2004; 2005-2006; 2007; 2008).

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