Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Peter J. Bilinski

Peter J. Bilinski


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Syracuse Office

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

Pete is chair of the firm’s Patents & Prosecution Practice Area, having over 20 years experience almost exclusively devoted to patent and trademark procurement and prosecution. Pete has successfully secured over 1,500 U.S. patents covering varied technologies, including medical devices, clinical diagnostics, wireless communication, software, control systems, fluidics, air conditioning, actuators, aviation, large scale manufacture and assembly, noise and vibratory isolation, acoustics, and thin-film transport. Pete is admitted to practice before the United States Patent Office and is a member of the American Intellectual Law Association, serving in an active capacity of several standing committees, including the Patent Law and PCT Issues committees. Pete was a design engineer for 10 years with the Eastman Kodak Company before attending law school at Franklin Pierce Law Center (now University of New Hampshire) and also served as a patent attorney with the Eastman Kodak patent group for four years immediately following law school. Pete entered private practice in 1996 and prior to joining the firm in 2007, Pete was a founding shareholder of an IP boutique firm based in Syracuse, New York.

Practice Areas


  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992
  • Clarkson University, B.S., 1979

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Patent Law and Patent Cooperation Treaty Committees
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Central New York Patent Law Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • MedTech

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner
  • Wall Marjama and Bilinski, LLP, Founding Partner
  • Harris Beach, PLLC, Intellectual Property Attorney
  • Eastman Kodak Company, Patent Attorney (1992-1996), Senior Design Engineer (1979-1989)


Patent Experience