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Risto Pribisich

Core Member, Benesch 3D Printing Legal Team
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Risto Pribisich is a partner in Benesch’s Intellectual Property/3iP Practice Group. His practice includes all facets of intellectual property and technology law, including intellectual property litigation, patent preparation and prosecution, rendering opinions, negotiating technology transactions and data security counseling.

Risto represents both plaintiffs and defendants in patent infringement and trade secret litigation. His patent preparation practice focuses on the preparation, prosecution and evaluation of patents in the mechanical, electromechanical, polymer and software arts. Risto counsels clients on intellectual property issues such as cease and desist letters, reexamination procedures, and opinions regarding infringement, patentability and validity. He counsels clients in negotiating intellectual property licenses and third-party software agreements. Risto also counsels clients in avoiding data security breaches, and complying with state and federal laws in the event of a data breach.


    • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2006, J.D.
      • cum laude
      • Executive Editor, Cleveland State Law Review
    • Case Western Reserve University, 1995, M.S. in Macromolecular Science and Polymer Engineering
    • Case Western Reserve University, 1992, B.S. Mechanical Engineering

    • USPTO Registered Patent Attorney
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio