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Elliot Gee


Dowd Scheffel PLLC

Elliot Gee is an associate at Dowd Scheffel.  Mr. Gee works on and participates in all aspects of the Firm’s legal practices.  He provides key support for managing discovery, drafting motions, and managing case dockets.

?Mr. Gee graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School.  While in law school, Mr. Gee was a Thurgood Marshall Scholar.  He was also an associate editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, one of the nation’s leading law journals on patent and other intellectual property issues.  Mr. Gee was also a member and treasurer of the Corporate and Business Law Association at GW Law School.

?While Mr. Gee was in law school, he was a student attorney for GW Law School’s Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic.  As a student attorney, Mr. Gee represented clients in cases involving vaccine injuries, interviewed clients to determine case merit, discussed case strategy with clients and prepared clients for testimony, reviewed extensive medical records to develop factual theories of the case, briefed other attorneys and immunology experts on these findings, and prepared, reviewed, and filed motions and petitions on the client’s behalf. 

?During law school, Mr. Gee was a clerk at a D.C. law firm, where he gained substantial experience in many aspects of litigation and corporate work, including assisting attorneys with the drafting of articles of incorporation and bylaws of corporations and assisting with the drafting of addenda to a large real estate company’s purchase and sales agreement forms.

?Prior to law school, Mr. Gee attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated with a degree in political science. 

Recent Articles by Elliot Gee

The CRISPR Battle Through the Lens of International Patent Harmonization

On Tuesday, May 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will hear argument in a long-awaited appeal addressing the inventorship of the Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR technology. The case is the latest in a continuing legal battle between two groups of innovators, each asserting patent rights to key aspects of the groundbreaking technology.