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Bob Neufeld specializes in developing intellectual property portfolios and counseling clients on intellectual property matters. As a partner in our Intellectual Property Counseling practice, Bob works with clients on securing and managing patent, copyright and trademark assets.

With more than 17 years of intellectual property experience, Bob represents clients across a variety of technical fields. These include computer software and hardware; wireless communications; electrical power generation and transmission; fossil fuel extraction; optics; mechanical devices; medical devices; and financial services.

In securing patent, copyright and trademark rights for clients and helping manage their complex portfolios of IP assets, Bob works with a team of lawyers and patent agents whom he supervises. Bob also negotiates technology transactions and license agreements, conducts due diligence concerning IP assets in mergers and acquisitions, and provides opinions on IP matters.

A writer and lecturer on IP law subjects, Bob was recognized in 2015 by Legal 500 for his patent prosecution practice.

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Credentials

J.D., Fordham University

B.A., SUNY at Binghamton

B.S., SUNY at Binghamton

Georgia

New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Law Clerk, Hon. Howard T. Snyder, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association.

State Bar of Georgia

A Leading Lawyer for Patent Prosecution


Legal 500, 2015

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A Leading Lawyer for Patent Prosecution


Legal 500, 2015

Matters

Managing the preparation and prosecution of a client’s patent portfolio comprising several hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications involving electrical, optical and mechanical technologies.

Preparing and prosecuting over 60 U.S. and foreign patent applications for a client’s patent portfolio covering wireless communication technology.

Managing ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings that successfully invalidated several asserted patents in parallel with a complex patent infringement suit involving Java-based software technology.

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Managing the preparation and prosecution of a client’s patent portfolio comprising several hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications involving electrical, optical and mechanical technologies.

Preparing and prosecuting over 60 U.S. and foreign patent applications for a client’s patent portfolio covering wireless communication technology.

Managing ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings that successfully invalidated several asserted patents in parallel with a complex patent infringement suit involving Java-based software technology.

Counseling a medical device company concerning the acquisition and enforcement of patent rights in technology relating to vascular procedures.

Drafting and negotiating software license agreements and technology services agreements for mobile payments technology.

Preparing patent non-infringement opinions and recommendations for “design around” options for a large financial institution.

Insights

Client Alert

January 25, 2019
The USPTO Shutdown: Causes and Implications

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Matters

Managing the preparation and prosecution of a client’s patent portfolio comprising several hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications involving electrical, optical and mechanical technologies.

Preparing and prosecuting over 60 U.S. and foreign patent applications for a client’s patent portfolio covering wireless communication technology.

Managing ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings that successfully invalidated several asserted patents in parallel with a complex patent infringement suit involving Java-based software technology.

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Matters

Managing the preparation and prosecution of a client’s patent portfolio comprising several hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications involving electrical, optical and mechanical technologies.

Preparing and prosecuting over 60 U.S. and foreign patent applications for a client’s patent portfolio covering wireless communication technology.

Managing ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings that successfully invalidated several asserted patents in parallel with a complex patent infringement suit involving Java-based software technology.

Counseling a medical device company concerning the acquisition and enforcement of patent rights in technology relating to vascular procedures.

Drafting and negotiating software license agreements and technology services agreements for mobile payments technology.

Preparing patent non-infringement opinions and recommendations for “design around” options for a large financial institution.

Insights

Client Alert

January 25, 2019
The USPTO Shutdown: Causes and Implications

View all

Credentials

J.D., Fordham University

B.A., SUNY at Binghamton

B.S., SUNY at Binghamton

Georgia

New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Law Clerk, Hon. Howard T. Snyder, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association.

State Bar of Georgia

A Leading Lawyer for Patent Prosecution


Legal 500, 2015

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Recognition

A Leading Lawyer for Patent Prosecution


Legal 500, 2015