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Tod  M. Melgar


Intellectual Property


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • University of Miami; M.S., Biomedical Engineering
  • State University of New York, Buffalo; B.S., Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Tod M. Melgar
Tel: (212) 841-0560
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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  • Representative Matters - Patent and Trade Secrets

    • Patent Technology Holdings v. Park Assist, LLC, Civil Action No. 1-20-cv-03156 (S.D.N.Y.)
    • Meng Koay Lim v. Richard Pola & Associates, 2:19-cv-07163 (C.D.Cal.)
    • Indect USA Corp. v. Park Assist, LLC, Civil Action No. 3-18-cv-02409 (S.D.Cal.).
    • Park Assist, LLC v. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Civil Action No. 3-18-cv-02068 (S.D.Cal.).
    • Lexington Luminance LLC v. Lowe’s Home CentersLLC, Civil Action No. 18-cv-00301 (E.D.Tex.).
    • Lowe's Companies, Inc. and Zhejiang Yankon Group , et. al v. Nichia Corporation, IPR2018-00699 (PTAB), IPR2018-00601 (PTAB), IPR2017-02014 (PTAB), and IPR2017-02011 (PTAB).
    • Nichia Corporation v. VIZIO, Inc., Lowe’s Home Center’s et. al, 2-16-cv-014532-16-cv-01455; 2-16-cv-00613, 2-16-cv-00615 (E.D.Tex.).
    • Nichia Corporation v. Lowe's Companies, Inc. et al, 5-16-cv-00142 (W.D.N.C.).
    • PNY Tech. v. Netac Tec. Co., Ltd., 2-18-cv-07932 (D.N.J.), 1-16-cv-00657 (D.Hi.), 5-06-cv-00029 (E.D.Tex.).
    • Shenzhen Kean Silicone Product Co., Ltd. v. PKOH NYC, LLC, IPR2017-01327 (PTAB).
    • PKOH NYC, LLC v. Prometheus Design Werx, LLC, 1-16-cv-09383 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Davies Innovations Inc v. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., 1-16-cv-00355, 1-16-cv-00352 (D.N.H., S.D.Tex.).
    • Princeton Digital Image Corporation v. Scholastic Corporation, 1-13-cv-00410 (D. Del.).
    • Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc., Civil Action No. 11-01040 (D. Del.).
    • Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc., Civil Action No. 12-00627 (D. Del.).
    • Rockwell Automation, Inc. v. Wago Corporation, Civil Action No. 10-00718 (W.D. Wisc.).
    • Convolve Inc. v. Compaq Computer Corp., Civil Action No. 00-5141 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Guideflow v. Angiodynamics, Civil Action No. 10-00963 (C.D. Utah).
    • Comcast Cable Commc’n Corp. v. Finisar Corp., Civil Action No. 06-4206 (N.D. Cal.).
    • Man Roland Inc. v. Goss Int’l Americas, Inc. and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Civil Action No. 04 Civ. 00357 (D.N.H.).
    • In the Matter of Certain Wireless Commc’n Devices, Components Thereof, And Products Containing The Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-583 (U.S.I.T.C. 2007).
    • SCO v. International Business Machines Corp., Civil Action No. 2:03-0294 (D. Utah).
    • International Business Machines Corp. v. Compuware Corp., Civil Action No. 04-00357 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Compuware Corp. v. International Business Machines Corp., Civil Action No. 02-70906 (E.D. Mich.).
    • Casco Products Corp. v. Valeo Vision S.A.S., Civil Action No. 02-2327 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Valeo Elec. Sys., Inc. v. Siemens Automotive Corp., Civil Action No. 99-40430 (E.D. Mich.).
    • Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG v. Corel Corp., Civil Action No. 01-9697 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG v. Adobe Systems Inc., Civil Action No. 98-614 (D. Del.).
    • Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH v. P.R.C. Corp., Civil Action No. 97-7247 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • AMI/REC-PRO, Inc. v. Illinois Tool Works, Inc., Civil Action No. 96-3260 (N.D. Ga.).
    • IRO AB v. Sarfati & Vischiani S.p.a., Civil Action No. 694-2834-3 (D.S.C.).

  • Representative Matters - Copyright and Other Litigations

    • Demarzio, Inc. v. Sheptone LLC, Civil Action No. 16 -02896 (E.D.N.Y.)
    • Commisimpex v. The Republic of the Congo, Civil Action No. 13-713 (D.D.C.). 
    • CYBERsitter, LLC v. The People's Republic of China, et al., Civil Action No. 10-0038 (C.D. Cal.).
    • IPC Information Systems, LLC v. The Odyssey Group, Inc., Civil Action No. 04-9822 (S.D.N.Y.).
    • Middleton, Inc. v. Swisher Int’l, Inc., Civil Action No. 03-03908 (E.D.Pa.).
    • Rolex Watch USA v. Meece, Civil Action No. 97-10991 (5th Cir.).
    • Rolex Watch USA v. Michel, Civil Action No. 97-55877 (9th Cir.).
    • Ackwood v. Wackenhut Corrections Corp. Civil Action No. 01-02141 (E.D.N.Y.).