Biography

A member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, Frank is a patent attorney with more than a decade of experience in patent prosecution and litigation. Frank has counseled small and mid-sized companies and large multinational corporations in the development of U.S. and international patent procurement and enforcement strategies. He has drafted and prosecuted original patent applications in the fields of electrical and mechanical engineering, including applications relating to:

  • computer software
  • data storage and processing
  • consumer electronics
  • electro-optics
  • food and beverage packaging
  • medical devices
  • aerospace engineering
  • automotive engineering
  • food processing
  • structural engineering

Frank is familiar with all aspects of patent prosecution, including reexamination, interference, and appellate proceedings. He is also experienced in complex patent litigation. Frank has successfully defended clients against allegations of patent infringement, and has represented patent holders as plaintiffs asserting violation of their patent rights. Frank has experience handling inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the PTAB, including four such reviews covering medical devices.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining the firm, Frank was a patent attorney at Synnestvedt & Lechner LLP and at Woodcock Washburn LLP in Philadelphia, PA.

Before becoming an attorney, Frank was an engineer at the Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division in Trenton, NJ. While there, he contributed to the development and qualification of advanced turbofan and turbojet engines for military and civilian aircraft.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Frank holds a Professional Engineer license from the State of New Jersey.