JONATHAN D. BICK, born Newark, New Jersey, July 1, 1953; admitted to the following bars: 1982, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1985, New York; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1997, Pennsylvania, 2012 Patent Bar, among others.

Education; Cornell University (MBA with distinction, 1978); Lehigh University (BS 1975); Seton Hall Law School (J.D., 1981); Georgetown University Law Center (L.L.M. in Taxation, 1990).

Chairman of the Patent and Intellectual Property group at Brach Eicher, 2009- present; Of Counsel Wolf Block 2003-2009; Law Office of 2001-2002; Shareholder (equity partner) Greenberg Traurig 2000-2001; Of Counsel Friedman Siegelbaum LLP 1998-2000. IBM (1977-1998) primarily as an attorney.

Professor: Internet Law, Rutgers University Law School, 1998-present. Professor: Internet Law, PACE Law School, 1998-present, Computer Law,1983-1986. Professor for the PACE Law Center for Continuing Legal Education 1998-present. Professor Business Law and Electronic Commerce, Rutgers University & University of Maryland joint Electronic Commerce Masters program, 2000-2004.

Speaker: Cornell Business School - E- Commerce 2001-present; Lorman Seminars 2003-present; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) 1998-present; The Big Data Debate Rutgers Institute for Professional Education and Rutgers School of Law 2015; Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court, 2014; Conférence Nationale des Plaies et Cicatrisations Paris, 2013; Keynote Speaker 55th Semi-Annual Tax & Estate Planning Forum); Speaker: Georgetown Law School - Internet Law March 2001-2002; Harvard Law School - Tolling the Superhighway: Debating the Prospects of Taxing E-commerce, April 2000; Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies - Internet Crimes and Civil Violations, 2000; Rutgers Law Record - The Internet's Impact on Legal Scholarship and Practice, 2000; Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal Symposium - Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 2000; Rutgers Law Record Symposium - The Internet Impact on Legal Practice, 2000: PACE Law Review Symposium-Untangling the Web: The Legal Implications of the Internet, 1998.

Member: New York State, New Jersey State, Pennsylvania State Bar, United States Patent Bar among others. Member, New York Society of Security Analysts, 1987-97. Chartered Financial Analyst I, 1987. President of Residents of Windmill, Inc. 1994-1997. Board of Trustees B'nai Jeshurun, Short Hills 1998-2010. Membership Committee Mountain Ridge Country Club, West Caldwell, NJ 2002-2006; Scout Master / Assistant Scout Master Troop 15, Christ Church, Short Hills, NJ 1998-2006. American Jewish Committee Board member 2006- present. New Jersey Audubon Society Board member 2010- 2013.

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Areas of Experience

Regularly advise clients in the following areas:

  • Internet technology and content licensing
  • Computer hardware and software systems acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Internet patents
  • Trademark selection, registration and maintenance
  • Copyright registration and protection strategies
  • Internet publishing
  • Internet ventures
  • Taxation of online activity
  • Privacy and defamation issues
  • Domain name / trademark disputes
  • White collar defense - Internet related
  • Litigation - Internet related

Internet law

  • Electronic publishing
  • American with Disabilities Act
  • Marketing and promotion law compliance
  • Privacy and defamation issues
  • E-commerce ventures
  • Taxation of e-transactions
  • Domain name / trademark disputes
  • SPAM
  • Advertising, Marketing and Promotion matters

Intellectual property law - Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret

  • Prosecution
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Registration and protection strategies
  • Worldwide intellectual property protection programs
  • Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property audits

Significant Representations - Existing Clients

Advising technology and new media clients in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America in connection with e-commerce and multimedia electronic transaction including mergers and acquisitions.

Counseling clients on various cutting-edge liability issues facing those doing business on the Internet, including electronic commerce, copyright infringement, domain name trademark disputes, defamation and privacy issues.

Representing various e-commerce firms in white collar criminal defense from coast to coast.

Advising government officials and corporations in connection with proposed electronic commerce legislation.

Represent numerous companies in connection with trademark and unfair competition issues, including selection and registration of marks, prosecution and defense of opposition proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and trademark and trade dress infringement actions in the federal courts, as well as infringement litigation.

Advise both company and agency clients in the area of advertising, marketing and promotion law, including sweepstakes and other sales promotions.

Reviewing American with Disabilities Act and Internet.