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Jeff Rothenberg is a Senior Partner with the firm, and was the firm’s Managing Partner from 2001 -2013. 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 international patents and trademarks, design patents, and IP due diligence evaluations for venture capital firms.

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

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1968
  • J.D. from George Washington University, 1972
  • Rated AV Preeminent for 25 years by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Past President – Central NY Patent Law Association
    • NYS Bar Association – Intellectual Property Law Section
    • Founding co-chair of Tech Valley Licensing Executives Society

 

 

  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit