Joseph D. Rossi

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property

Joseph Rossi


Joe Rossi focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property matters that relate to the chemical, pharmaceutical and medical arts with particular emphasis in patent preparation and prosecution, international patent portfolio management, patent validity and infringement studies, post-issuance proceedings, client counseling regarding freedom-to-operate studies, and patent litigation. A significant component of Joe’s practice entails working on-site with inventors, business teams and in-house counsel of major chemical and pharmaceutical companies to develop and execute strategies to obtain, protect and enforce their intellectual property, as well as to avoid competitor patent rights.

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Representative Matters

  • manages U.S. and international patent portfolios for a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry
  • prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications in the areas of chemical, pharmaceutical and packaging technologies
  • manages the trademark portfolio for a major global packaging company
  • provides freedom to operate, non-infringement and invalidity opinions for a major global chemical manufacturer
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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • M.S., Saint Joseph's University
  • B.S., Saint Joseph's University

  • Benjamin Franklin Inn of Court
  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Removing IP Barriers to Make Money for Your Clients,” Association of Corporate Counsel 8th Annual In-House Counsel Conference
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  • Suburban Life Magazine, "Five-star Attorney"
  • The Best Lawyers in America
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