Graduating cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Weintraub has over 17 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting both U.S. and foreign patent applications, preparing opinions, and counseling both small and large clients on a range of strategic intellectual property issues. In particular, Mr. Weintraub has acquired expertise in the preparation of patent strategy for start-up and established companies, academic institutions, and solitary inventors, including the construction and evaluation of patent portfolios, and the establishment of validity/infringement opinions. Mr. Weintraub brings enthusiasm and creativity to his practice, which has had a focus in pharmaceuticals; small molecules, including polymorphs, co-crystals, and other molecular complexes; life cycle management considerations (both patent and FDA related); instrumentation; social networking; web-based services; web applications; mobile device applications; wireless grid technology; general software protection; and all related hardware, as well as the aesthetic appearance of items such as apparel; furniture; instruments; and accessories.
Mr. Weintraub was previously a senior patent attorney in the Global Intellectual Property Department of a major international pharmaceutical company. Prior to joining this global in-house team, he practiced in the Boston office of an international general practice law firm as a senior associate in the Intellectual Property Group. The years preceding this, Mr. Weintraub practiced patent law at a leading Boston-based patent boutique law firm.