About Jerold I. Schneider

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Jerold I. Schneider is an experienced patent attorney and intellectual property litigator who serves as a mediator, arbitrator, special master, and expert witness in patent, trademark and copyright infringement litigation, as well as trade secrets litigation and other matters involving complex patent and intellectual property issues.

Mr. Schneider has actively participated in over 250 intellectual property lawsuits and has tried numerous IP cases to verdict before juries in federal court. He has conducted trials in U.S District Courts in numerous states and before the International Trade Commission, and he has pursued appeals before the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, and the Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits.

Mr. Schneider’s patent infringement and trade secrets theft litigation experience covers all aspects of technology including electronic, chemical, mechanical, software, business methods and biotech. The range of intellectual property protection litigated by Mr. Schneider includes utility and design patents; trademarks, service marks, and trade dress protection; domain names and cybersquatting; copyright and DMCA violations involving literary, visual, software, music, dramatic and database works; trade libel and defamation; rights of publicity and privacy; and commercial claims often raised in IP litigation such as Little FTC Act claims, unfair competition claims, false advertising claims, covenants not-to-compete, and similar theories.

Mr. Schneider has also prepared, filed and prosecuted over 1000 patent and trademark applications, and he has represented clients in re-examination, reissue and interference proceedings. He has reviewed, drafted, and negotiated license agreements in all areas of intellectual property, and he has facilitated M&A, IPO, and other business transactions by providing IP due diligence, IP strategy, and IP valuation advice.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology, B.S.E.E., 1964

  • Phi Eta Sigma (National Freshman Honor Society)
  • Eta Kappa Nu (National Electrical Engineering Honor Society)
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities

George Washington University, 1965-66

  • Courses in mathematics and statistics

George Washington University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1970

  • The George Washington Law Review, Staff

Professional Experience

George Washington University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1965

National Security Agency, Computer Programming and Instruction, 1964-1966

United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Examiner, 1966-1967

Burroughs Corporation (now Unisys Corporation), Patent Agent, Patent Attorney and Senior Patent Attorney, 1970-1972

Cullen, Sloman, Cantor, Grauer, Scott & Rutherford, Associate, 1972-1973; Partner, 1973-1988

Spencer, Frank & Schneider, Of Counsel, 1988-1990; Partner, 1990-1995

Dorsey & Whitney, Partner, 1995-1999

Arter & Hadden, Partner, 1999-2001

DLA Piper, Partner, 2001-2005

Akerman Senterfitt, Partner and co-chair, IP litigation, 2005-2008

Novak, Druce + Quigg, Partner and co-chair IP litigation, 2008-2010

Arnstein & Lehr, Partner, 2011-2012

Schneider Rothman IP Law Group, Co-founding partner, 2013-present

Memberships, Certifications, and Admissions

Bar Memberships

Bar AdmissionsDates
Virginia1970
Michigan1970
District of Columbia1989
Florida2000
United States Supreme Court1980
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit1982
United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit1997
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit1992
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit1971
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit1987
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit1998
District of Columbia1989
Florida – Northern District2007
Florida – Middle District 2007
Florida – Southern District2007
Illinois – Northern District2012
Indiana – Northern District1990
Michigan – Eastern District1970
Michigan – Western District1981
Texas – Eastern District1999
Virginia – Eastern District1989
United States Court of Federal Claims1997

Certifications

Florida Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law, 2007

Black Duck Software Open Source Legal Specialist, 2012

Professional Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association, 1972

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), 1995

Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 1980 (life member)

U.S.P.Q. (United States Patents Quarterly) Advisory Board, 1995

Honors, Presentations, and Articles

Martindale-Hubble “AV” Rated, 1976

Presentations

Intellectual Property Law for the Non IP In-house Lawyer, 2012

Intellectual Property Litigation at the ITC, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2012

Intellectual Property Law for the Entrepreneur, 2011

Patents for the General Practitioner, AIPLA Mid-Year Meeting, 2008

Discovery of Experts in Patent Cases, India, 2008

Strategies for 2008 and Beyond – Obviousness, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2007

Taking Technology From Lab to Market, Florida Bar Annual Meeting, 2007

Florida Uniform Trade Secret Act, Florida Intellectual Property Certification Review, 2007

Corporate IP, 2007

Trademarks: Making Lemonade from Lemons and Selecting the Court Based on the Evidence. National Association of Home Builders Annual Meeting, 2006

Copyrights for Architectural Plans, 2005

Articles

Supplemental Examination Under the America Invents Act, 2012

America Invents Act of 2011 – Comparison of Accelerated Examination and Track 1 Prioritized Examination, 2011

America Invents Act of 2011 – Major Changes and Effective Dates, Miami Daily Business Review, May 10, 2011

Work For Hire – Copyright Ownership, 2007

Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act – Florida Bar CLE, 2005

Bramford, International Intellectual Property, The College of Law of England and Wales, Surrey, England (U.S. Law portion), 1986

Editor: “Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights,” West’s Legal Forms 2d, vol. 25, 1977

“Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights for the General Practitioner,” Case and Comment, 55 Michigan State Bar Journal 418, 1976

What Clients Expect An Attorney to Know About Patents, 1975

Reported Decisions

1.         Avago Technologies v. Emcore Corporation, —- ITC —- (2010), aff’d sub nom Emcore Corporation v. International Trade Commission, 2011 WL 5519524 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 14, 2011) (per curiam).

2.         Gamermodz, LLC, v. Golubev, 2011 WL 4753535 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 7, 2011).

3.         Gamermodz, LLC, v. Golubev, 2011 WL 4755026 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 3, 2011).

4.         Automated Transaction Corp. v. Bill Me Later, Inc., an eBay Company, 2010 WL 1882264 (S.D. Fla. May 11, 2010).

5.         L & L Wings, Inc. v. Marco Destin, Inc., 756 F. Supp. 2d 359 (S.D.N.Y. 2010).

6.         Miller’s Ale House, Inc. v. Boston Carolina Ale House, LLC, 745 F. Supp. 2d 1359 (S.D. Fla. 2010).

7.         Armor Screen Corp. v. Storm Catcher, Inc., 709 F. Supp. 2d 1309 (S.D. Fla. 2010).

8.        Reef Clematis LLC v. Reef and Rum Bar Group, LLC, 2009 WL 5217077 (S.D. Fla. 2009).

9.         L & L Wings Inc. v. Marco Destin, Inc., 676 F. Supp. 2d 179 (S.D.N.Y. 2009).

10.       Miller’s Ale House, Inc. v. Boston Carolina Ale House, LLC, 2009 WL 4510109 (S.D. Fla. 2009).

11.       Sensormatic Electronics Corp. v. The Tag Co. US, LLC, 2009 WL 3208649 (S.D. Fla. 2009).

12.       Brown v. Toscano, 630 F. Supp. 2d 1342 (S.D. Fla. 2008).

13.       Brown v. Toscano, 254 F.R.D. 690 (S.D. Fla. 2008).

14.       Sensormatic Electronics Corp. v. The Tag Co. US, LLC, 2008 WL 6953894 (S.D. Fla. 2008).

15.       Helena Laboratories Corporation v. Alpha Scientific Corp., 274 Fed. Appx. 900, 2008 WL 1743857 (Fed. Cir. 2008).

16.       Levenger, Inc. v. Feldman, 516 F. Supp. 2d 1272 (S.D. Fla. 2007).

17.       Helena Laboratories Corporation v. Alpha Scientific Corp., 483 F. Supp. 2d 538 (E.D. Tx. 2006).

18.       Vertique, Inc. v. Darby Automation, LLC, 2006 WL 2405072 (M.D. Fla. 2006).

19.       Vertique, Inc. v. Darby Automation, LLC, 2006 WL 1766518 (M.D. Fla. 2006).

20.       Chirco v. Charter Oak Homes, Inc., 2006 WL 798955 (E.D. Mich. 2006).

21.       Iljin USA v. NTN Corp. 2006 WL 568351 (E.D. Mich. 2006).

22.       155030 Canada, Inc. v. Magnet 4U Co., Ltd., 2006 WL 543993 (D.D.C. 2006).

23.       Institut Pasteur v. Simon, 383 F. Supp. 2d 792 (E.D. Pa. 2005).

24.       Institut Pasteur v. Simon, 374 F. Supp. 2d 449 (E.D. Pa. 2005).

25.       Institut Pasteur v. Simon, 383 F. Supp. 2d 446 (E.D. Pa. 2005).

26.       Cell Genesys, Inc. v. Applied Research Sys, ARS Holding N.V., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10152, 74 U.S.P.Q.2d 1464 (D.D.C. 2005).

27.       Q-Pharma, Inc. v. Andrew Jergens Co., 360 F.3d 1295 (Fed. Cir. 2004).

28.       Micro Chem v. Lextron, Inc. 318 F.3d 1295 (Fed. Cir. 2003).

29.       Q-Pharma, Inc. v. Andrew Jergens Co., 2002 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 27222 (D. Wash. 2002).

30.       Northlake Mktg & Supply, Inc. v. Glaverbel, S.A., 194 F.R.D. 633 (N.D. Ill. 2000).

31.       Northlake Mktg & Supply, Inc. v. Glaverbel, S.A., 72 F. Supp. 2d 893 (N.D. Ill. 1999).

32.       Northlake Mktg & Supply, Inc. v. Glaverbel, S.A., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18123 (N.D. Ill. 1999).

33.       Alpha Industries Inc. v. Alpha Sportswear Ltd., 1998 WL 766708, 48 U.S.P.Q.2d. 1448 (E.D. Va. 1998).

34.       Glaverbel Societe Anonyme v. Northlake Marketing & Supply Inc., 1998 WL 750351, 48 U.S.P.Q.2d 1344 (N.D. Ind. 1998).

35.       Northlake Mktg. & Supply v. Glaverbel S.A., 1997 WL 835203, 45 U.S.P.Q.2d 1541 (N.D. Ill. 1997).

36.       Northlake Mktg. & Supply v. Glaverbel S.A., 986 F. Supp 471, 45 U.S.P.Q.2d 1113 (N.D. Ill. 1997).

37.       Northlake Mktg. & Supply v. Glaverbel S.A., 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2818 (N.D. Ill. 1997).

38.       Northlake Mktg. & Supply v. Glaverbel S.A., 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2836 (N.D. Ill. 1997).

39.       M&R Marking Systems, Inc. v. Top Stamp, Inc., 36 Fed. R. Serv. 3d 379 (D.N.J. 1996).

40.       M&R Marking Systems, Inc. v. Top Stamp, Inc., 926 F. Supp. 466 (D.N.J. 1996).

41.       Glaverbel Societe Anonyme v. Northlake Marketing, 45 F.3d 922 (Fed. Cir. 1995).

42.       Northlake Mktg & Supply, Inc. v. Glaverbel S.A., 1995 WL 534290, 36 U.S.P.Q.2d 1758 (N.D. Ill. 1995).

43.       Northlake Mktg & Supply v. Glaverbel S.A., 861 F. Supp. 653 (N.D. Ill. 1994), supplemented by 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13990 (N.D. Ill. 1994).

44.       International Data Group, Inc. v. J & R Electronics, Inc., 798 F. Supp. 135 (S.D.N.Y. 1992).

45.       Sig Swiss Indus. Co. v. Fres-Co System USA, Inc., 1992 WL 212480, 26 U.S.P.Q.2d 1149 (E.D. Pa. 1992).

46.       Sig Swiss Indus. Co. v. Fres-Co System USA, Inc., 1992 WL 23446, 22 U.S.P.Q.2d 1601 (E.D. Pa. 1992).

47.       SmithKline Diagnostics, Inc. v. Helena Laboratories Corp., 926 F.2d 1161 (Fed. Cir. 1991).

48.       Sig Swiss Indus. Co. v. Fres-Co System USA, Inc., 1991 WL 64593, 20 U.S.P.Q.2d 1148 (E.D. Pa. 1991).

49.       Glaverbel Societe Anonyme v. Northlake Marketing & Supply, Inc., 139 F.R.D. 368, 24 Fed. R. Serv. 3d 464 (N.D. Ind. 1991).

50.       Key Manufacturing Group, Inc. v. Microdot, Inc., 925 F.2d 1444 (Fed. Cir. 1991).

51.       Key Manufacturing Group, Inc. v. Microdot, Inc., Nos. 1990 WL 120695, 15 U.S.P.Q.2d 1195 (E.D. Mich. 1990).

52.       SmithKline Diagnostics, Inc. v. Helena Laboratories Corp., 662 F. Supp. 622 (E.D. Tex. 1987).

53.       Robert R. Jones Assoc. Inc. v. Nino Homes, 858 F.2d 274 (6th Cir. 1988).

54.       SmithKline Diagnostics, Inc. Helena Laboratories Corp., 859 F.2d 878 (Fed. Cir. 1988).

55.       Key Manufacturing Group, Inc. v. Microdot, Inc., 854 F.2d 1328 (Fed. Cir. 1988).

56.       Key Manufacturing Group, Inc. v. Microdot, Inc., 679 F.Supp. 648, 4 U.S.P.Q.2d 1687 (E.D. Mich. 1987).

57.       Robert R. Jones Associates, Inc. v. Nino Homes, 686 F. Supp. 160 (E.D. Mich. 1987).

58.       Armor Corp. v. Madox, Inc., 1987 WL 20226, 4 U.S.P.Q.2d 1876 (M.D. Ala. 1987).

59.       Lee v. Dayton-Hudson Corp., 666 F. Supp. 1072 (E.D. Tenn. 1987).

60.       Byrnes v. Jetnet Corp., 1986 WL 15148, 231 U.S.P.Q.2d 670 (D. Neb. 1986).

61.       Vieau v. Textron Inc., 1985 WL 6289, 230 U.S.P.Q.2d 500 (E.D. Mich. 1985).

62.       Lear Ziegler, Inc. v. Turner Quick-Lift Corp., 1985 WL 5990 (E.D. Mich. 1985).

63.       Oxy Metal Industries Corp. v, Quin-Tec, Inc., 1982 WL 52086, 216 U.S.P.Q. 318 (E.D. Mich. 1982).

64.       Allied Iron Co. v. Foundry Metal Specialties, Inc., 1981 WL 47055, 217 U.S.P.Q. 1017 (E.D. Mich. 1981).

65.       Sheller Globe Corp. v. Mobay Chemical Corp., 1980 WL 39026, 204 U.S.P.Q. 1052 (E.D. Mich. 1980).

66.       General Electric Co. v. The Valeron Corp., 608 F.2d 265 (6th Cir. 1979).

67.       Consolidated Freightways, Inc. v. Central Transport, Inc., 1978 WL 21387, 201 U.S.P.Q. 524 (E.D. Mich. 1978).

68.       Champion Home Builders Co. v. American Motors Corp., 1978 WL 21420, 197 U.S.P.Q. 333 (E.D. Mich. 1978).

69.       Lasek & Miller Assoc. v. Rubin 201 U.S.P.Q. 831 (T.T.A.B. 1978).

70.       Reynolds Metals Co. v. Acorn Building Components, Inc., 548 F.2d 155 (6th Cir. 1977).

71.       Roll Dippers Co. v. Joan Cook, Inc., 1977 WL 22774, 193 U.S.P.Q. 509 (E.D. Mich. 1977).

72.       PPG Industries, Inc. v. Guardian Industries Corp., 428 F. Supp. 789 (N.D. Ohio 1977).

73.       Scharmer v. Carrollton Mfg. Co., 525 F.2d 95 (6th Cir. 1975).

74.       Reynolds Metals Co. v. Acorn Building Components, Inc., 1975 WL 21124, 185 U.S.P.Q. 30 (E.D. Mich. 1975).

75.       Herman Frankel Org., Inc. v. Wolfe, 1974 WL 20251, 184 U.S.P.Q. 819 (E.D. Mich. 1974).

76.       Verhoff v. Penner, 1974 WL 20175, 183 U.S.P.Q. 248 (D.D.C. 1974).

77.       Scharmer v. Carrollton Mfg. Co., 1974 WL 20176, 183 U.S.P.Q. 251 (N.D. Ohio 1974).

78.       Scharmer v. Carrollton Mfg. Co., 1974 WL 20276, 181 U.S.P.Q. 450 (N.D. Ohio 1974).

79.       U.S. ex rel. Scharmer v. Carrollton Mfg. Co., 377 F. Supp. 218 (N.D. Ohio 1974).

80.       Herman Frankel Org., Inc. v. Tegman, 367 F. Supp. 1051 (E.D. Mich. 1973).

81.       Scharmer v. Carrollton Mfg. Co., 1973 WL 19861, 178 U.S.P.Q. 335 (N.D. Ohio 1973).