Jeffrey A. Wolfson

Jeff Wolfson, Patent Prosecution Practice Group Leader, has focused his practice on intellectual property transactional matters for more than 18 years, with an emphasis on strategic client counseling and product review, patent opinion preparation, IP-related agreements, and patent portfolio acquisition and management, and due diligence in connection with mergers/acquisitions, project finance, and other secured loan transactions. His focus includes work in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical and chemical, and materials science fields, as well as business methods. Jeff's experience in various technology areas includes a wide spectrum of pharmaceuticals and drug formulations including those approved and those not yet approved by the FDA; drug delivery technology; medical devices; petroleum and rig equipment and processes; petrochemicals including equipment, catalysts, polymers, and elastomer chemistry; temperature-responsive gels; immersed carbon arc technology; processing techniques; vending apparatuses; contact center analytics and other business methods and systems; food and flavor chemistry including frozen and chocolate-based confectioneries, and bakery product formulations; thermographic printing; gloves and footwear; specialty chemicals including hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS); industrial assembly equipment; and linear electronic controllers.

Jeff has been named a 2013 and 2014 SuperLawyer® in Washington, DC for Intellectual Property, was previously named a SmartLawyer by SmartCEO magazine in 2008, and is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 (highest ratings in professional competence and ethical integrity) by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory. Jeff was also honored in Intellectual Asset Magazine's Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014. He has provided representation at the USPTO; analyzed, advised, and obtained numerous USPTO and foreign patents; prepared hundreds of invalidity, non-infringement, patentability, freedom to operate, and other product clearance opinions; and conducted numerous diligence evaluations, for clients in a wide variety of industries including pharmaceutical, polymer, petrochemical, manufacturing, healthcare including medical device, business analytics, food & beverage, sports equipment, and others.

In addition to his law degree, Jeff holds an Sc.B. degree in Chemical Engineering.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) International and Domestic Intellectual Property Strategic Counseling and Management, 3) Patent Prosecution, 4) Licensing, 5) Information Technology, 6) and Intellectual Property Transactions and 7) Trade Dress
Law School The George Washington University Law School, (J.D., 1995)
Education Brown University (Sc.B.,1992)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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