Joseph S. Littenberg, Of Counsel, was one of the Firm's founding partners. He has been involved in all phases of patent prosecution, litigation, licensing, and all related aspects for over 40 years. He has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" (Woodward/White) since its inception and has been recognized by the 2005 Chambers USA directory as one of America’s Leading Lawyers in the field of intellectual property.
Mr. Littenberg concentrates his practice in patent licensing and litigation. He has extensive experience in formulating strategies for interrelated intellectual property and business matters, including complex technical and legal issues, and related business matters. He also advises clients on maximizing patent portfolio value, and has extensive experience in licensing of patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights.
Mr. Littenberg has advised and chaired groups of major companies in formulating defenses to third-party patents, and implementing such defenses, such as litigation, reexaminations, negotiating favorable licenses, etc. He has also conducted hearings with patent examiners in substantially all of the major countries, and has assisted a Barrister in a British trial.
Mr. Littenberg is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is licensed in New York and New Jersey.