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Daniel W Ernsberger

  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Employment Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Mr. Ernsberger was a founding partner of the law firm of Behrend and Ernsberger, and is now a shareholder in its successor, Behrend and Ernsberger, P.C. with offices in the City of Pittsburgh. Mr. Ernsberger has been engaged primarily in trial practice for twenty years, having in that time tried approximately 50 civil jury trials of various types and degrees of complexity and settled many others. The claims litigated include medical malpractice, RICO, ERISA, Fair Labor Standards Act, consumer protection, trademark infringement, patent infringement, patent mismarking, Federal False Claims, products liability, multi-unit construction contracts, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, insurance fraud, Wiretap Act violations and personal injuries. The following is a selection of several of his cases that have been published: AMERICAN INNOTEK V UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, __U.S. Ct. Fed Cl. ___ (2013). In this case it is alleged that the government awarded a contract for the manufacture of a patented product, and failed to pay reasonable compensation to the patent owner. MORGAN V. HANNA HOLDINGS, INC. 635 F. Supp 2d 404 (W.D. Pa. 2009) In this case Mr. Morgan alleged that Hanna Holdings violated his copyright on his residential home drawings.

Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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3rd Circuit
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Duquesne University School of Law
J.D. (1979)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
M.S. | Chemical Engineering
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Cornell University
B.S. (1973) | Chemical Engineering
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Contact & Map
Behrend & Ernsberger, P.C.
355 Fifth Avenue 12th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Telephone: (412) 391-2515