Jeff Rothenberg is a Partner with the firm. His forte — strategic planning in the creation, commercialization and management of intellectual property portfolios — is founded on his prior experience as manager of a corporate patent and licensing department. In 1996, a patent he procured for the Eastman Kodak Company received the National Inventor of The Year award. He also has extensive experience in IP due diligence evaluations for venture capital firms. Mr. Rothenberg holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a J.D. from George Washington University. He is admitted to the New York State Bar, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of N.Y., and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Past President: Central N.Y. Patent Law Association
Member: N.Y.S. Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Section), Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Upstate Venture Association of New York, Licensing Executives Society, Bioconnex Steering Committee, Board of Directors of the Center for Economic Growth, founding co-chair of Tech Valley LES, and Chair of the Board of Directors of LINC-Lighting Cultivator.
Co-Authored: Ongoing patent dispute could end instant purchasing feature on eBay, The Business Review New Frontiers, July 21, 2006
Co-Authored: Tech Valley inventors connect to electrical and electronic patents in ’05, The Business Review New Frontiers, March 3, 2006
Co-Authored: Intellectual property lawsuits increase in Tech Valley, nationally, The Business Review New Frontiers, November 21, 2005
Determining inventorship not easy, The Business Review New Frontiers, August 5, 2005
Co-Authored: Financial services knocks on IP’s door, The Business Review New Frontiers, July 1, 2005
Co-Authored: Protect your product’s name abroad, The Business Review New Frontiers, June 10, 2005
Co-Authored: Tech Valley patents show creativity in energy and environment fields, The Business Review New Frontiers, May 13, 2005
Co-Authored: Momentum keeps building for nanotechnology in Capital Region, The Business Review New Frontiers, April 15, 2005
Co-Authored: Is anyone in the Capital Region protecting software?, The Business Review New Frontiers, February 25, 2005
Co-Authored: A Day (or more) In the Life of a Patent; Term Adjustments can be Contentious, The Business Review New Frontiers, December 3, 2004
Co-Authored: Recent patents illustrate the breadth of creative diversity in the region, The Business Review New Frontiers, October 1, 2004
Local Companies and Researchers Garner Nanotechnology Patents in 2004, The Business Review New Frontiers, August 27, 2004