stephen_barista.gifChief Barista Stephen Jenei (previously Stephen Albainy-Jenei) is the founder and owner of Patent Baristas®. He is also a patent attorney.  Previously an equity member of a large regional law firm, he left big firm life to start his own law firm, Jenei LLC. When not serving up patent chat over a cup of java, he’s handling a diverse intellectual property practice in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical fields for leading universities, research hospitals and research institutes, as well as biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 500 companies. He works closely with biotechnology and emerging growth companies to brew up successful new business models, execute strategic intellectual property protection and litigation, and structure and negotiate technology transactions.

superlawyers.jpgHe is designated as one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” in intellectual property by Chambers & Partners and is listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America, Sixty-First Edition 2007 . In addition, he has been designated a SuperLawyer Rising Star and one of The Best Lawyers in America® for Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law, 2010-2011.Marquis Banner

Prior to forming his own law firm, he was an Equity Member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and before that was Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Director of Intellectual Property for the University of Cincinnati, ultimately serving as the Acting Director of Intellectual Property and University Patent Officer. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, the US Patent and Trademark Office, and the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He has an MS degree in physiology and was a PhD Candidate (ABD) in pharmacology and cellular biology. He received a JD from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Stephen Jenei
Member and Owner

Jenei LLC
8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 700
Cincinnati, OH 45236-2926
Tel 513.280.8865


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