Joseph F. Aceto | Intellectual Property LawAs an intellectual property law practice located in suburban Philadelphia, the firm is dedicated to providing maximum IP protection for new technology.

With the experience of a large multi-discipline law firm and in-house counsel for a publicly traded diagnostic device company, the firm is able to provide the breadth of strategic counseling needed to make your idea a success.

The firm provides services in all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright procurement, IP due diligence, and infringement matters.  We work with clients to facilitate commercial contracts and technology licensing agreements.


PATENTS

• US design and utility patent application drafting and filing
• Patentability and infringement searches and opinions
• Ownership transfer, assignment and recording
• Patent maintenance
• International patent drafting, filing and maintenance
• Due Diligence assessments
• Infringement Cease & Desist negotiations

TRADEMARKS

• Federal Trademark knockout searches and opinions
• Standard and stylized trademark registrations and maintenance
• Opposition proceedings
• International Registrations
• Infringement Cease & Desist negotiations
• Ownership transfer, assignment and recording

LICENSING AND CONTRACTS

• IP Licensing Agreements
• Consulting and Employment IP Agreements
• Non-Disclosure Agreements
• Material Transfer Agreements
• Research and Development Agreements


Joseph F. Aceto Ph.D., Esq.

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Biophysical Society
  • Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society

Presentations

  • Obermayer’s Joe Aceto Featured Panelist at Malaysian-US Workshop Event
  • OBERMAYER ATTORNEYS SERVE ON PDDI BIOTECH LEGAL PANEL
  • Invited panelist:  “Building Developing and Protecting Your Brand and Image” at 2014 6th Annual Sports Business Networking Event, Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City, 2014
  • Invited author:  “Patent Portfolios After Myriad, How to Fit in Those New Genes?” Joseph F. Aceto, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2013, 4, 681-683.
  • Invited panelist:  “Entrepreneurship Boot Camp”, Malaysia-US Chamber of Commerce, 2012.
  • Chairman/Event Organizer:  “A legal Primer for Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Biotech Companies”, Sponsored by The Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute and the Regional Biotech Council, 2012
  • Invited author: “Intellectual Property Licensing and Confidentiality Agreements, An Overview” Joseph F. Aceto,  American Management Association International, 2011’
  • Invited speaker “An Introduction to Securing Intellectual Property” Obermayer Seminars & Breakfast Briefings, CLE Seminars, 2011.

Education

  • Widener University School of Law (JD ’00)
  • Temple University Medical School (Ph.D. ’87)
  • Drexel University (MS ’84)
  • Bloomsburg University (BS ’80)