Steven Mark Hoffberg

Steven Mark Hoffberg

Tully Rinckey PLLC
  • Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property
  • Connecticut, New York
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Summary

I am an NYC patent, trademark, and IP attorney, and head the patent practice group at Tully Rinckey PLLC. I assist companies, institutions, and individuals in planning and executing IP strategies, including creating technologies, obtaining strong protection and enforcement, acquiring, licensing, brokering and selling patents, and assist in developing commercialization plans. I work with other members of the firm to provide a full range of legal services.

I specialize in interdisciplinary technologies, especially Internet/networking, computer and information science, cryptography, cryptocurrencies/distributed ledger, modified reality, ad hoc communications networks, information security, optimization theory, human interface systems and ergonomics, automated control systems, data and image analysis, and MEMS, nanotechnologies, medical devices, and biotech/pharma. I am inventor of >97 US patents.

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Practice Areas
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Intellectual Property
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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New York
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Tully Rinckey PLLC
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Partner
Ostrolenk Faber LLP
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Patent and trademark prosecution, IP counseling, portfolio strategies, licensing.
Principal
Hoffberg & Associates
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Boutique legal practice specialized in strategic patent portfolio development, management, monetization, and the integration of IP with business structures.
Partner
Milde & Hoffberg LLP
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Intellectual Property Law, patent law, licensing, transactional representation, entrepreneurial representation
Associate
Furgang & Milde LLP
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Intellectual Property boutique law firm
Principal
Law Offices of Steven M. Hoffberg
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Patent law firm, specializing in patent prosecution, legal opinions.
Partner
Stein & Hoffberg P.C.
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Patent law and technology law boutique specializing in litigation, patent prosecution, transactions, and client counseling
Associate
Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
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Full service intellectual property law firm
Associate
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
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Full service intellectual property law firm
Project Engineer
AIW Inc.
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Prime government contractor focusing on military/aerospace components and assemblies
Engineering Manager
Biosystems Inc.
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Engineering Manager for an instrument manufacturing company, responsible for new product design, manufacturing oversight, QC.
Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
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University of Connecticut
Medicine (3 yrs completed)
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. (1985) | Electrical Engineering, Automated Control Systems
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S. (1981) | Nutrition and Food Science, Human Nutrition and Physiology
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. (1980) | Applied Biology
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Professional Associations
Association of University Technology Managers
Member
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Activities: “Patent Law and Practice: From Conception to Monetization and Portfolio Strategies”, Moderator, AUTM 2012 Annual Meeting, Anahem CA March 14-17, 2012.
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Licensing Executive Society
Member
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Activities: “Changes From the Top: A Review of Supreme Court Patent Jurisprudence 2006-2007,” LES Spring Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 17, 2007 Speaker, LES 2007 Annual Meeting, October 17-19, 2007, Vancouver BC. Speaker, LES 2007 Spring Meeting, May 16-18, 2007, Atlanta GA. “Effect of KSR on Written Description Issues and Enablement”, LES Spring Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2008. "The Nature and Impact of U.S. Export Controls on Technology Transfer and Licensing" (moderator), LES Winter 2009 Meeting, San Antonio TX, February 25-27. “Current Licensing Issues Re: Patentability of Medical Methods” (moderator), LES Annual 2010 Meeting, Chicago IL, September 26-30.
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New York State Bar # 2353225
Member
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New York Intellectual Property Association
Member
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Activities: Speaker November 2012 CLE "Licensing with Government Agencies and Academic Institutions", New York, NY
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Connecticut Bar # 400760
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
EUIPO Cancellation Division Cancelling “BIG MAC” EUTM No. 62638
Tully Rinckey PLLC
"Control of Ad Hoc Networks Using Game Theory," Wireless System Design 2004, San Diego, CA, March 8, 2004
Wireless Sysystem Design
Steven M. Hoffberg and Jackie Hutchinski, “Privacy Issues In Telematics Services”, Telematics Update (10/8/2001).
Telematics Update
Speaking Engagements
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Continuing Legal Education, Tully Rinckey PLLC
Tully Rinckey PLLC
Certifications
Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.
Registered U.S. Patent Attorney
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Tully Rinckey PLLC
777 Third Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA
Toll-Free: (646) 201-9100