Bryan Nese is an intellectual property lawyer whose practice focuses on patent litigation, with experience in both district court and the International Trade Commission (ITC). He has experience crafting claim construction ("Markman") briefs and dispositive motions, preparing corporate witnesses for deposition, and assisting in all aspects of discovery. Experienced with a broad range of electromechanical technologies, Mr. Nese is also well-versed in handling the technical merits of patent litigation, such as invalidity and infringement. 

During his time at Kenyon, Mr. Nese has also obtained extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting both utility and design patent applications, crafting freedom-to-operate and state-of-the-art opinions, and evaluating the merits of infringement assertions. His practice covers a broad range of technologies, including computer products and peripherals, automotive technologies, medical devices, and consumer products. 

While in law school, Mr. Nese's coursework focused on intellectual property law as well as litigation skills. Upon graduating, he received the Michael J. Avenatti Award for Excellence in Pre-Trial and Trial Advocacy, given to the member of the graduating Juris Doctor class who demonstrates outstanding performance in litigation coursework. 

During his engineering graduate studies, Mr. Nese conducted combustion research at Penn State’s Propulsion Engineering Research Center. His research focused on the simulation of homogeneous-charge compression-ignition (HCCI) combustion processes and hydrogen fuel blends in automotive vehicles. As an undergraduate, Mr. Nese obtained experience in a wide range of engineering technologies, including fuel cells, electronics, and machine design. 

bar and court admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
professional organizations

New York State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Intellectual Property Law Section and the ITCTLA