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Patent Law Boutique Weinick & Associates Joins Wolff & Samson

January 26, 2009

Wolff & Samson PC, one of New Jersey’s largest law firms, is expanding its Intellectual Property Group through the addition of Weinick & Associates, LLC, a highly regarded patent law boutique.

Joining Wolff & Samson are Jeffrey M. Weinick, founder and senior partner of Weinick & Associates, plus three registered patent attorneys and two patent agents.

Weinick will join Wolff & Samson as a member of the firm and will co-chair the firm’s Intellectual Property Group together with Peter E. Nussbaum.  A registered patent attorney, Weinick will continue to focus on the acquisition of domestic and international patent rights, as well as intellectual property licensing and enforcement. Weinick represents a broad client base, ranging from start-ups to international corporations. He has particular experience in the areas of computer systems and software, telecommunications and the internet.

“Jeff greatly enhances our already dynamic intellectual property practice,” added Nussbaum, who heads the firm’s thriving trademark and copyright group.

“Wolff & Samson has a stellar reputation,” said Weinick. “I look forward to offering clients not only the complete spectrum of intellectual property services, but also the full range of corporate and litigation services offered by Wolff & Samson.”

Accompanying Weinick in the move to Wolff & Samson are patent attorneys Joseph G. Fenske and Steven M. DiPasquo and patent agents Brymer H. Chin and Donald E. Marshall, III. Patent attorney Brian E. Hennessey, formerly Of Counsel at Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, PA, is also joining Wolff & Samson’s Intellectual Property Group.

Weinick received his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law and his B.S., with high honors, in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is admitted in New York and New Jersey, and to the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

DiPasquo focuses on the acquisition of domestic patent rights as well as international patent protection under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. He focuses his practice in the areas of computers, telecommunications and medical imaging. He received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and his B.S. in Systems and Control Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He is admitted in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Fenske has an extensive background working in a variety of engineering disciplines, including mechanical technology and electrical engineering. He received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law, Newark, and his B.S.E.E. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is admitted in New Jersey and to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Hennessey practices in the areas of electrical, software, electro-mechanical, mechanical and business methods. His patent prosecution experience includes domestic, international and foreign national patent applications. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and his B.S.E. from the University of Michigan. He is admitted in California and New York, and to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Chin has a background as a research physicist and systems engineer, with particular experience in the development of new materials and devices for telecommunications technology. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Physics from the University of Illinois and his S.B. in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Marshall has patent prosecution experience in technologies such as optical systems, mechanical, telecommunications, document encryption and signal processing. He received his B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers University, School of Engineering, and is admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.