Nils H. Ljungman

The principal of our firm, Nils H. Ljungman, grew up in the U.S. and also spent some years studying and working in Europe. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ljungman was employed by Honeywell Corporation as a Patent Attorney in their Patent Department. He subsequently worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in their Patent Department, also as a Patent Attorney, where he handled all aspects of domestic and international patents. Early in his career, Mr. Ljungman was associated with the patent law firm of Lerner, David, Littenburg & Samuel. He is skilled in various languages, being fluent in German and Swedish, and possessing a relatively solid command of French and some Spanish.

Mr. Ljungman is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney, attorney-at-law in Pennsylvania, and a Registered Professional Engineer. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Canadian Patent Office, and Canadian Trade-Marks Office. 

Education: Juris Doctor, Temple University; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Drexel University; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, New York University (NYU); studies in chemistry, University of Pittsburgh; Doctoral studies in engineering, Chalmers University (Sweden); Ph.D. candidate in mathematics, Bryn Mawr College.

Experience: Honeywell Corporation, Patent Department; Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Patent Department; Villanova University, Assistant Professor; Drexel University, Instructor; Gothenburg College of Engineering, Sweden, Instructor; Malmö College of Engineering, Sweden, Instructor; Ericsson Group, Sweden.

Specialties: Electrical, Mechanical, and Chemical Engineering; Electronics; Chemistry.

Organizations: American Intellectual Property Law Association; Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association; American Inns of Court; Deutscher Verband der Patentingenieure und Patentassessoren (Association of German Patent Attorneys in Industry); Pennsylvania
Bar Association; and Westmoreland Bar Association.