Monday, November 4, 2013

November 2013 Alum of the Month

Touro Law Center's Office of Institutional Advancement is proud to announce that Jeffrey Berkowitz ’88 has been selected as the alum of the month for November 2013.  He was a member of the Touro Law Review while attending law school and is a strong supporter of the Law Center as an alumnus.  He is listed as a Super Lawyer – Virginia 2013 in the area of Intellectual property.  His accomplished career highlighted in the bio below.  On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Jeffrey Berkowitz. 

Jeffrey Berkowitz, partner with the firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP located in Reston, VA, practices litigation, client counseling, and patent prosecution involving business method and software-related inventions.  He has broad experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including pre-filing investigations, discovery, drafting and arguing claim construction, and summary judgment motions.

Mr. Berkowitz provides opinions on patentability, infringement, and validity of patents. He has drafted and overseen the drafting of hundreds of patent applications for electrical, electronics, telecommunications, and software-based technologies.

Mr. Berkowitz lectures on business method and e-commerce patents at programs sponsored by various trade and academic organizations, including the Practicing Law Institute (program chair 1998-2002), Glasser LegalWorks Seminars (program chair, 2000), Patent Resources Group (coauthored a book used in the workshop), IBC, and EuroForum.