Board of Directors


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Gary Fedorochko

Immediate Past -President and Immediate Past – Chair

Banner Witcoff, Ltd.

Gary has served on the LES Board of Directors since 2012 in multiple roles including Senior Vice President Meetings, Education and Strategic Alliances. Previously, he was the Trustee for Education: Webinars and has served as the Trustee for Sponsorship. Gary also served as President of the LES Foundation from 2014-2016 and Secretary from 2013-2014. Additionally, he was the Co-Chair of the 2012 Annual Meeting and one of the leaders responsible for the strong programming planned for the 2012 Annual Meeting. An active member of the High-Tech Sector (HTS) for over ten years, Gary has served as Chair of the HTS Standards Committee, a facilitator at roundtable sessions and a frequent member of Annual Meeting planning committees.  Currently Gary holds the position of President-elect and Chair-elect of the LES Board of Trustees.

Gary is a shareholder with the law firm of Banner Witcoff. He has practiced intellectual property (IP) law for over two decades. He has a broad base of experience in IP including involvement in all phases of the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the USPTO, participating in patent infringement litigation in U.S. District Courts and post-issuance proceedings including preparation of IPRs. Also, Gary advises clients on IP issues including portfolio management, due diligence, validity and right-to-use opinions and licensing matters. In recent years, Gary has spoken on topics related to the America Invents Act (AIA).

Gary is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and earned a B.S. in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School.