Gerry J. Elman

Glennville, PA WW/Press/August 16, 2022 – Gerry J. Elman, Attorney with Elman IP/Elman Technology Law, P.C. is recognized and distinguished in the Top Attorneys of North America 2022-2023 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.

Gerry J. Elman, Attorney

Strategic Lawyering   Cultivating Innovations 

Elman Technology Law, P.C. is a boutique law firm providing strategic lawyering services to cultivate our clients’ innovation. The attorneys provide trusted advice and experienced representation in intellectual property matters (patent, trademark, licensing, trade secret protection, and more). They also enable clients to address the opportunities and challenges of conducting business on the Internet, including privacy and cybersecurity. At Elman Technology Law, P.C. they are committed to offering the educated guidance that enhances their clients’ likelihood of developing innovations from concept stage through profitable realization in the marketplace.

Gerry J. Elman is a Patent Attorney & Attorney at Law at Elman Technology Law. Gerry’s motto is “Strategic Lawyering – Cultivating Innovation.” He helps clients implement their business strategy with the tools of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets). He also advises how to fulfill privacy and security obligations, including those that emerge with big data generated from the multitudes of sensors in smart fabrics  and other elements of the Internet of Things (IoT). Gerry co-hosts a Meetup focused on this subject.

With a background in chemistry and computers, Gerry was one of the first attorneys ever to work with online information technology, and he has long been an evangelist for cybersecurity. He has served in government Justice Departments at both state and federal levels.  A licensed patent attorney, he has taught M.B.A. courses in intellectual property management via the University of Phoenix online campus.

Gerry advises clients  on a variety of intellectual property and business matters. These frequently include the preparation and prosecution of patents, the evaluation of adversely held patents, the registration of trademarks and proprietary names, the licensing of intellectual property rights, the resolution of disputes through mediation, arbitration, and if necessary, litigation, the conduct of intellectual property audits, and related technology law and trade regulation issues. Gerry is also available to serve as a neutral in mediation and arbitration proceedings involving intellectual property or technology law issues.

Gerry holds a B.S. from the University of Chicago, and an M.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University, in addition to his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law. He has also completed business management, foreign language and additional law courses at Temple University, where he subsequently developed and taught a course for lawyers in computer law.

Gerry is profiled in various biographical references, including each edition of WHO”S WHO IN AMERICA since 1988. In 2017, Gerry was honored with an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also listed in Super Lawyers Pennsylvania for Intellectual Property law and in Best Lawyers (Business Edition) for Technology Law. He has been designated AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory accessible online at, and he has a rating of 10.0/10 Superb by AVVO.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.


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