Jeffrey R. Lomprey

Partner

Overview

Dr. Jeff Lomprey is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where his practice focuses on patent preparation, both U.S. and foreign prosecution, counseling, due diligence, and litigation support. He is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice as well as the Life Sciences Industry Team.

Dr. Lomprey’s interests span a diverse array of chemical and mechanical technologies. He has significant experience in the areas of small molecule chemistry, pharmaceuticals, batteries, catalysts, polymers, electrochemistry, organic light emitting diodes, mechanical devices, and medical devices.

Prior to joining Foley, Dr. Lomprey was a senior research chemist at Gentex Corporation from 1997-2002, where he was involved in the development and production of automatically dimming automobile mirrors.

Affiliations

Dr. Lomprey also taught chemistry as an adjunct professor at Grand Rapids Community College.

Education

Dr. Lomprey earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School (cum laude, 2005), where he was a member of the Dean’s list. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Kentucky (1993), and was the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher Award. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (1988).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Dr. Lomprey is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member the Wisconsin and American Bar Associations, the American Chemical Society and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Representative Matters

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Represented Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), operated by the University of Chicago; to provide patent procurement services in both the biological and physical sciences. In the physical sciences, Foley attorneys were responsible for obtaining a large portfolio of electrochemical cell (or battery) patents. Many of these are licensed by major players in the battery technology area as part of an extensive greentech development and commercialization effort at ANL. The firm also obtained numerous patents in medical technology and counter terrorism technology.