Ulmer is pleased to announce that two new associates have joined the firm’s Cleveland and Cincinnati offices. Gregory C. Djordjevic joins the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group in Cleveland, and Elizabeth A. Conklin joins the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group in Cincinnati.
Most recently an associate with Jones Day in Cleveland, Gregory Djordjevic represents clients in complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. His experience includes insurance recovery actions, eminent domain proceedings and commercial contract disputes.
The addition of Mr. Djordjevic enhances the firm’s roster of talented litigators, many of whom are regularly recognized as preeminent in their fields. Ulmer’s Litigation Department, comprised of more than 90 attorneys, is national in scope and, for three out of the past five years, has been named “Ohio Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation.
Mr. Djordjevic is a 2016 graduate, cum laude, of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
Elizabeth Conklin counsels clients of all sizes on their intellectual property matters. She has experience drafting and prosecuting patents in the chemical, mechanical, and materials science fields. She also assists with freedom-to-operate studies, patent litigation and opinion work. Her past engineering work experience includes positions in industry, consulting and research.
She joins the firm’s highly accomplished Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, which includes over 20 attorneys handling complex, high-stakes IP matters for leading businesses and brands throughout the country. The group’s patent prosecution attorneys have extensive experience in preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications in the chemical, electrical, mechanical, and biotechnology areas, as well as with respect to software, business methods and processes and design patents.
Ms. Conklin earned her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.