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Peter J. Butch, III

Partner

Princeton, NJ

609.844.3035

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Butch, Peter J.

Peter is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice. He focuses his practice in all fields of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis in procuring domestic and international patents on developments involving complex organic and inorganic chemistry, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology developments. Peter also has experience in preparing infringement and validity opinions, and negotiating and drafting license agreements.

Peter is experienced in many fields of chemistry and recently secured the following patents:
  • Realpe-Bonilla et al., U.S. Patent No. (Not Assigned Yet); Methods and Systems for Screening and Treatment of Young Infants Demonstrating Deficits in Auditory Processing
  • Wu et al., U.S. Patent No. (Not Assigned Yet) Process and Intermediates for the Preparation of N-Acylated-4-Aryl Beta Amino Acid Derivatives.
  • Das et al.; U.S. Reissue Patent No. (Not Assigned Yet); Tropomyosin Isoforms, and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Uses Therefor
  • Roberts, U.S. Patent No. 8,195,270; Method and Apparatus for the Non-Invasive Imaging of Anatomic Tissue Structures
  • Falkowski et al.; U.S. Patent No. 8,183,395; Compositions and Methods for Treating Cancer
  • Kohn et al..; U.S. Patent No. 8,173,163; Polymeric Drug Delivery Compositions and Methods for Treating Ophthalmic Diseases
  • Luchini et al.; Canada Patent No. 2,524,451; Rumen Bypass Calcium Salts of C18:1 and C18:2 Fatty Acids
  • Bezwada; U.S. Patent No. 8,143,325; Bioabsorbable and Biocompatible Polyurethanes and Polyamides for Medical Devices
  • Welsh et al; U.S. Patent No. 8,143,299; Anti-Mitotic Anti-Proliferative Compounds
  • Lawrence et al., JP Patent No. 4903964; Process for the Preparation of Arylethanolamine Derivatives Having an Anti-Obesity and Anti-Diabetic Properties

Peter has prepared and prosecuted a number of patent applications on developments relating to:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • semiconductor fabrication
  • bioinformatics
  • 3-D nerve tissue MRI methods
  • biodegradable glycol ether dry-cleaning products
  • biocompatible polymers
  • non-linear optical materials
  • surgical lighting
  • fluorescent nanoparticles
  • poly (alkylene oxide) and polyquaternary derivatives
  • transdermal drug delivery devices
  • pegylated polypeptides
  • rechargeable lithium batteries

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Peter was a partner at Synnestvedt & Lechner LLP, an intellectual property boutique, in that firm's chemical practice group and opinions and licensing practice group. After law school, Peter clerked for the Honorable John W. Fritz, Presiding Judge of the New Jersey Court of Appeals.

Before entering the law field, Peter was a chemist in the development of thermoplastic adhesives for the National Starch and Chemical Corporation in Bridgewater, NJ. He invented the first commercialized refastenable disposable diaper adhesive and the first commercialized adhesive for labeling plastic milk containers.

Practice Areas

Corporate
Intellectual Property
International
Life Sciences
Patent Prosecution & Transactions
Pharma & Biotech
Post-Grant Proceedings
Tech & Venture Finance
Trade Secrets
Bar Admissions

New Jersey


Education

J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 1984

B.S., Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 1977


Court Admissions

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association

New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association

Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association


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