Edward J. King

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

Ed King practices in both patent procurement and patent litigation, utilizing his experience and education to assist clients in maximizing their intellectual property (IP) assets to promote their business goals. Ed has experience in all aspects of biotechnology, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and a variety of polymer and ceramic technologies. Ed is primarily focused on biomaterials utilized in the orthopedic treatment of the musculoskeletal system, such as bioresorbable ceramics and polymers, implant coating technologies and localized therapeutic treatment methods, including pharmaceuticals, biologics and stem cell therapies.

Prior to entering private practice, Ed worked as a patent attorney at a major global medical device company, where he supported the biomaterials division in all IP-related matters. Ed also spent five years at Campbell Soup Company as an analytical chemist, supporting all aspects of product development, including new product formulation, QA/QC analysis, and FDA and USDA regulatory compliance.

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  • Provides on-site IP strategy development and support to the biomaterials division of a major global medical device company:
    • Counsels R&D and business teams on patent and other IP issues associated with research and development, business development, marketing, and regulatory activities.
    • Manages the worldwide patent portfolio for biomaterial technologies.
    • Develops patent prosecution strategies for pipeline and commercial products.
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Experience

  • Provides on-site IP strategy development and support to the biomaterials division of a major global medical device company:
    • Counsels R&D and business teams on patent and other IP issues associated with research and development, business development, marketing, and regulatory activities.
    • Manages the worldwide patent portfolio for biomaterial technologies.
    • Develops patent prosecution strategies for pipeline and commercial products.
    • Prepares and reviews freedom-to-operate opinions and counsels business teams on patent risk mitigation.
    • Analyzes patent and technology licenses, non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements, and related due diligence investigations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • St. Katharine of Sienna School (Wayne, Pennsylvania)
    • Athletic Board
    • Fall Sports Coordinator

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 64,395
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2005, magna cum laude; Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review
  • M.S., Chemistry, St. Joseph's University, 2001
  • B.S., Chemistry, St. Joseph's University, 1997