Donald R. Steinberg’s practice focuses on advising clients on intellectual property matters, obtaining patent and trademark protection, intellectual property litigation, and post-grant proceedings before the Patent and Trademark Office.
His clients include designers and developers of microprocessors and other analog, digital and mixed signal devices; networking systems; video games; internet-based applications; computer security; financial services; and medical devices.
Mr. Steinberg has experience with patent and copyright litigation in the federal courts, involving various aspects of computer software and hardware, computer networking, electronic devices, wireless communications, video compression, semiconductor manufacturing and computer security.
He has worked on numerous contested proceedings within the Patent Office, including inter partes review (IPR), covered business method (CBM), and ex parte and inter partes re-examination proceedings representing both petitioners and patent owners. His recent experience includes being the lead attorney in four CBM trials against a non-practicing entity that resulted in the Board invalidating all claims of the four patents.
Mr. Steinberg is a member of the Patent Law Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). In 2004 and 2005, he taught a seminar on current issues in patent law as an adjunct faculty member of the New England School of Law.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 1988
- BSE, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University, 1984
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
CLERKSHIPS : The Hon. Martin F. Loughlin, US District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 1988 – 1989
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