James M. Singer Joins Fox Rothschild in Pittsburgh, Adding Depth and ‘IP Spotlight’ Blog to Firm’s Intellectual Property ServicesMarch 22, 2012 – Press Releases
James M. Singer, an intellectual property attorney with Fortune 500 and federal agency experience, and publisher of the nationally renowned “IP Spotlight” blog, has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Pittsburgh as a partner. He adds depth to the firm’s intellectual property practice in Pittsburgh covering comprehensive patent, trademark, copyright and technology licensing services.
“Jim has an excellent practice and has extensive experience guiding clients through the process of identifying, acquiring, licensing and protecting their intellectual property assets, ” said Jay D. Marinstein, managing partner of Fox Rothschild’s Pittsburgh office.
Singer’s IP Spotlight blog provides news and practice tips on the legal and business aspects of intellectual property and other intangible assets. He is a frequent author and speaker on topics related to intellectual property, technology and the law.
A registered patent attorney, Singer possesses a deep knowledge of patent, copyright and trade secrets laws, assisting his business clients in making sure that new technologies are sufficiently documented and protected. Singer handles patent prosecution, infringement studies, design-around analyses, technology licensing and transfer, and intellectual property diligence and strategy for clients across a range of industries, including electronics, energy, software, robotics, and medical devices.
Earlier in his career, Singer worked in the intellectual property department of a Fortune 500 company, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He also worked as an electrical engineer in the electric utility and oil and gas industries.
Singer is a member of the WQED Multimedia Community Advisory Board and a founding board member of Silk Screen, the Asian‐American Film Festival. He is past president of the Penn State Alumni Association Allegheny County Chapter and a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.’s Leadership Development Initiative.
Singer earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1994 and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1989.