Paul A. Leicht

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Patent Attorney

Philadelphia
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Overview

Paul Leicht focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the fields of physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and telecommunications technologies. He counsels clients on their intellectual property rights and assists them by drafting and prosecuting their patent applications.

Paul strives to understand his clients' businesses and goals for their patent portfolios, enabling him to develop the best strategies for obtaining their business objectives. He has significant experience in working with major technology innovators, including several S&P 500 and NASDAQ-listed companies, and universities leading the charge in technologies that include telecommunications, microscopy, chromatography, medical devices and cloud computing.

Select Experience

  • Drafts priority patent applications in the fields of electronics, software, microscopy, medical devices and gas chromatography.
  • Drafts amendments and responses to office actions during patent prosecution.
  • Provides patent infringement litigation support for cases related to computer networking, telecommunications and mechanical systems.
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Experience

  • Drafts priority patent applications in the fields of electronics, software, microscopy, medical devices and gas chromatography.
  • Drafts amendments and responses to office actions during patent prosecution.
  • Provides patent infringement litigation support for cases related to computer networking, telecommunications and mechanical systems.
  • Drafts freedom-to-operate and noninfringement reports.
  • Drafts claim charts for applications reading on 3GPP and IEEE standards.
  • Files and prosecutes PCT applications and corresponding national applications.
  • Conducts examiner interviews in furthering prosecution of applications.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 71,497
  • Pennsylvania
  • Colorado [Inactive]

Education

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., Physics, Franklin & Marshall College, 2010