Fox Rothschild Strengthens Intellectual Property Practice With Addition of Two Attorneys From Darby & Darby To Its West Palm Beach Office

March 25, 2010 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce the addition of intellectual property attorneys Robert J. Sacco and Carol E. Thorstad-Forsyth to its West Palm Beach office.

“Robert and Carol are welcome additions to our growing West Palm Beach office,” said Jerald David August, managing partner of the firm’s West Palm Beach office. “We have been steadily expanding the range of services available to our clients, and adding intellectual property has always been part of our plan. Robert and Carol’s combined knowledge of patent prosecution involving computer software and hardware is an asset not only to our office but to the firm’s comprehensive intellectual property practice.”

Sacco has a broad range of experience in complex domestic and foreign patent prosecution, licensing and counseling issues in the technical fields of electronics, communications, software, mechanical systems and physics. He has written numerous patents involving RF systems and circuits, computer software and hardware, cryptographic systems and software, radar systems and terrestrial and space-based digital communications systems, among others.

Sacco’s clients range from leaders in the global communications market to major defense contractors. He is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in Florida, New York and the District of Columbia. Sacco is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a recipient of the Intellectual Property Pro Bono Award. He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1990 and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Technology in 1984.

Forsyth also has a broad range of experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution issues. In this regard, she has written and prosecuted numerous patent applications related to electronic and mechanical systems. Her areas of patent experience include computer software, hardware and security systems, cryptographic systems, terrestrial and space-based communications systems, telecommunications, radio frequency devices, consumer electronics devices and components and Internet methods.

Forsyth is admitted to practice in Florida and Massachusetts, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Forsyth earned her J.D. from the New England School of Law in 2004 and her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Boston University in 2000. Prior to law school, she was as an associate test engineer at Vicor Corporation of Andover, Massachusetts.

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