Rebecca Rothkopf is an intellectual property attorney with experience both obtaining and enforcing patent, trademark and copyright rights. Rebecca has extensive experience litigating patent disputes, both in district courts and before the Patent Trial Appeal Board at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. She handles patent matters for clients in a wide range of fields including computer software, mechanical devices, medical devices, and consumer products. In addition to her litigation experience, Rebecca has experience in all stages of patent prosecution – from helping clients determine protectable aspects of an invention to maintaining granted U.S. and international patent rights.
Before attending law school, Ms. Rothkopf worked in the computer software and biotechnology fields. She is experienced in the Python programming language and in artificial intelligence software development.
Rebecca also worked as a research coordinator assisting with clinical trials and retroactive studies of pharmaceuticals. She is a contributing author to various journals, including Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.
- Brooklyn Law School 2013, Juris Doctor
- Wellesley College 2009, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
News & Publications
- “Getting the Deal Through: Litigation Funding,” 2020 edition (co-author of chapter on litigation funding in the United States)
- “Augmentation of Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Gastric Banding,” Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 6 (2010) S1-S26 PL-217
- “Pharmaceutical Intervention in Weight in Weight Loss Failure after Laparoscopic Gastric Banding,” 51st Annual Meeting American College of Nutrition, JACN 2010
- “Leap backwards? The SAS decision was an unfortunate misstep on the part of the Supreme Court of the US,” Intellectual Property Magazine, June 2018
- “Failure To Name Interested Parties Sinks PTAB Challenge,” Law360, 2/28/18
- “Part Of Map Patent Survives Google Challenge At PTAB,” Law360, 2/13/18