Harold Fox is a “much admired” and internationally recognized intellectual property practitioner who “lives and breathes his clients’ technology.” As co-chair of Steptoe’s Intellectual Property Group and patent prosecution team leader, Harold provides science and technology clients with tactical intellectual property counsel and strategic patent advice involving patent portfolio development, post-grant proceedings, product life-cycle management, patent enforcement actions, and intellectual property portfolio evaluations.
He is experienced in all areas of chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, biologics, nanotechnology, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, medical devices, business methods, and materials science.
Chambers USA has declared Harold a leading DC patent prosecutor, noting his “command of matters involving a truly impressive range of technical and scientific disciplines, from biotechnology through nanotechnology to materials science.” According to IAM Patent 1000 client commentary, Harold is “strategically smart, responsive, and always on top of things to the very end.”
In addition to his winning patent prosecution practice, Harold also provides patent validity and infringement opinions and handles trademark and domain name issues, and intellectual property issues arising from government contracts.
Bar & Court Admissions:
- District of Columbia
- US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- US Patent & Trademark Office
- J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1999
- Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993, Chemistry
- B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988, Chemistry
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