John W. Goldschmidt, Jr.

John W. Goldschmidt, Jr.

Legal Counsel, IP

Ference & Associates LLC

With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Goldschmidt concentrates in serving the needs of both technology and non-technology based enterprises of all sizes and at all stages of growth. He primarily focuses on the strategic planning, leveraging, commercialization and enforcement of domestic and international rights in ideas, inventions, and other commercially valuable property through patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and related licensing and litigation.

Mr. Goldschmidt is a Registered Patent Attorney who has counseled numerous business enterprises in a wide range of industries including light and heavy manufacturing, Internet, e-commerce, computer hardware and software, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, telecommunications, philanthropic and non-profit, health care, environmental testing, records and information management, pulp and paper, industrial chemicals, processing and refining, banking and financial services,
packaging, printing and labeling, consumer products, construction products, high fashion, jewelry, gaming, publishing, news media, confections and other foods, home and garden products, cogeneration, synthetic and organic fibers, taxidermy, and tobacco. He has represented clients in a range of joint ventures, strategic alliances, technology transfers, asset purchases, licenses, financings and other corporate transactions in the for-profit, non-profit and philanthropic business sectors.

Mr. Goldschmidt is a Registered Patent Attorney and is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.