Gene M. Garner II
Staas & Halsey LLP
Gene M. Garner II is a partner with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Staas & Halsey LLP. He is experienced in patent preparation and prosecution in computer hardware and software, electronic commerce, networking and telecommunications, computer graphics, medical equipment, data storage, semiconductors and testing equipment, image forming apparatuses, and home appliances. In addition, he has prepared and presented patentability, validity, and infringement studies in the electrical and mechanical arts.
Mr. Garner has presented seminars and lectures on intellectual property topics around the world to corporate groups, professional organizations, and university-sponsored conferences.
In addition to his law degree from the University of Maryland, Mr. Garner holds Master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University and in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.