- District of Columbia Court of Appeals
- New York State, Supreme Court Appellate Division
- U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Reg. No. 40,434)
- Western New England University School of Law 1999: Juris Doctor Degree.
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 1990: Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering.
Patrick Stanzione was born in Yonkers, New York, and grew up in Up-state NY while attending a Catholic School. Patrick received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the highly recognized Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 1990, with an emphasis in electronics, semiconductor chip design and manufacturing, and laser optics, before earning a Juris Doctor degree from Western New England School of Law. Patrick is admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia, New York State, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Registration Number 40,434).
During his undergraduate studies obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree at RPI in Electrical Engineering, Patrick worked for a period of about 5 years at International Business Machines (IBM) in the field of semiconductor chip manufacturing and design. During Patrick’s time at IBM, he obtained extensive experience working in a clean room environment with semiconductor chip fabrication and design, as well as film deposition, vapor deposition, etching, sputtering, electron beam implantation, measuring and testing of chip design specifications, as well as other processes involved in semiconductor chip fabrication and design. Before earning his Juris Doctor degree in law, Patrick reached the level of a “Primary Patent Examiner” at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the areas of image forming technologies, computer systems and musical instruments. Patrick has approximately 25 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a vast number of fields of technologies. Some of his technical experience includes inventions directed to electronic circuits, semiconductor design and fabrication (photo-lithography); consumer electronics; computer systems; financial technologies (Fintech); image forming devices (printers, copiers, scanners, etc.); complex mechanical devices and systems; optical systems; telecommunication systems; LCD displays; LED displays; Organic LED (OLED) displays; medical devices and systems; software systems and software apps; health related technologies (Apps); games and toys; database and file management systems, materials science and physics; as well as many other scientific fields.
Patrick also has extensive experience preparing legal opinions in the areas of patentability, freedom to operate, infringement and validity, as well as drafting and negotiating patent licensing contracts.
Patrick is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the New York Bar, the US Patent Bar (Registration Number 40,434), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the American Bar Association (ABA), The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Licensing Executives Society International (LES), and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).
Senior AssociateBar Admissions:
- Washington DC
- U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
University of Virginia, June 2007
University of Virginia, June 2003
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Christopher has extensive experience with intellectual property law including drafting and prosecuting patent applications in many technical fields. He has worked both with private intellectual property law firms and with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the Office of the Solicitor.
Christopher has extensive experience with a wide range of technologies, including electronic systems such as display screens, integrated circuits, computer systems and communications networks, image forming apparatuses such as printers, laser scanners, etc., as well as print cartridges and printer toner, financial technologies (FinTech), medical devices such as diagnostic equipment, sporting equipment such as golf balls, automotive devices such as headlamps and tires, and.
Christopher also has extensive experience with electronic communication and control systems enabling control of a wide variety of systems from mobile devices. Christopher has also worked extensively with near-field communication systems for efficient pairing of devices in secured environments, as well as providing electronic payment systems for securely transmitting payment information.
Christopher also has extensive experience filing and prosecuting trademark applications to be used with client inventions and services, as well as securing the marks and logos for consumer goods and services.