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Engineer Mechanical

8902, United States
May 29, 2010

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Ms. ****** S. *****

** ********* **., ***** *********, NJ 08902



BAR ADMISSIONS: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Registration No. 48,160

New York

New Jersey

District of Columbia

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

EDUCATION: Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, Newark, NJ

Juris Doctor, May 2003

Academics: 3.65 G.P.A.

Activities: Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal -

Business Manager

Student Bar Association - Treasurer

Asian & Pacific American Law Students

Association - NJ Representative

Rutgers University, College of Engineering, New Brunswick,


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, December 1997

Minors: Biology, Political Science


EXPERIENCE: Patent Attorney, April 2009 - Present

Manage in-house docket and outside counsel in preparing and

prosecuting patent applications. Conduct freedom to

operate studies and prepare memoranda regarding same.

Prepare and prosecute patent applications in the chemical

arts and packaging. Prepare and file design patent

applications for packaging. Assist in the implementation

of a robust patent marking program and various internal

patent functions.



Patent Attorney, (Prosecution and Litigation) September 2006 - March


Managed the IP needs of a division of a semi-conductor corporation.

Prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to the

mechanical and electrical arts, including medical devices

and semiconductors. Conducted studies and prepared opinions

relating to validity, infringement, freedom-to-operate and

patentability. Researched, analyzed and prepared memoranda

for litigation. Prepared and filed Appeal Briefs with



Patent Attorney, (Prosecution and Litigation) August 2004 - September


Managed the IP needs of two divisions of a large conglomerate.

Partnered with foreign associates to manage the foreign IP

portfolio for the two divisions. Leveraged IP protection in

line with the units' business cases. Prepared and

prosecuted utility and design patent applications related

to the mechanical and electrical arts. Drafted memoranda

for opinions. Conducted studies and prepared opinions

relating to validity, infringement, patentability and

freedom-to-operate. Counseled clients regarding design

around options. Researched various issues relating to

patent infringement and prepared briefs. Drafted

Complaints, Answers and Discovery Requests.

CONEXANT SYSTEMS (Formerly GlobeSpan Virata), Redbank, NJ

Patent Attorney, March 2004 - July 2004

Supported chief patent counsel. Managed patent prosecution through

outside counsel. Assisted in litigation. Prepared internal

memoranda on litigation related issues. Drafted responses

to office actions.

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Patent Group Intern, Spring 2003

Researched prior art. Authored opinions on patentability and

potential for licensing. Drafted memoranda on responding to

possible 102 and 103 rejections. Assisted professors in

drafting invention disclosures.


Summer Associate, Summer 2002

Prepared and filed a divisional patent application and a

patent reissue application which included a preliminary

amendment, an information disclosure statement, and other

materials required by the Patent and Trademark Office.

Drafted two patent applications. Prepared internal

memoranda on litigation related issues.

THE HON. Freda l. wolfson, usmj, District of New Jersey,

Trenton, NJ

Legal Intern, Summer 2001

Researched, analyzed and prepared memoranda regarding

patent infringement, discovery, and pretrial motions.

Observed various court proceedings.

ENGINEERING Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ

EXPERIENCE: Mechanical Engineer, February 1998 - August 2000

Supervised 30 employees at the Pilot Plant while scheduling product

and process trials, materials, and manpower. Performed and

evaluated process trials. Tracked and analyzed production

data and downtime for plants in the Czech Republic.

Assisted in validating machinery. Managed the raw material

inventory for a 20 million dollar project. Supported a

project where three machines were designed, fabricated and

brought to production.

Patent Group Intern, Fall 1997; Engineering Intern, Summer


Interviewed inventors. Conducted prior art searches and prepared

invention disclosures in preparation for worldwide patent

applications. Assisted patent group in preserving patent

portfolio. Tracked patent maintenance and foreign annuity

payment docket. Assisted in setting up the Pilot Plant.

Coordinated and contracted with outside vendors to perform

a variety of tasks within the company. Developed training

manuals of FDA regulations for class two medical devices.

Authored proposal for penetration of sanitary products in


Rotor Clip Company, Somerset, NJ

Engineering Intern, June 1995 - April 1997

Documented various departments for ISO/QS 9000 Quality Certification.

Assisted chief engineer. Cataloged and converted drawings

to CAD drawings. Increased efficiency by converting

manually kept journals of raw material inventory shipments

into a computerized system.

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