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Richard A. Woldin's practice focuses on the prosecution and litigation of patents in the electrical and mechanical technological arts.
Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, Dr. Woldin was an associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP. Before joining Akin Gump, Dr. Woldin was a judicial clerk and the deputy clerk to the Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before commencing his federal clerkship, he was a sole practitioner in Philadelphia. For more than a decade, Dr. Woldin held senior positions at the Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, including chief scientist, Astronautical Division Engineering, and director of engineering and technology, Advanced Marine Systems. He was a senior research engineer in mechanical systems and a technical advisor at the United States Steel Corporation.
Dr. Woldin also was an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Congressional Fellow assigned to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. As a member of the committee staff, he drafted the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Research, Development and Demonstration Act, which was enacted into Public Law 96-310.
Dr. Woldin received his B.A. in biology and his B.S. in mechanical engineering, his M.S. in mechanical engineering in 1970 and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 1975 from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his J.D. in 1994 from the Temple University School of Law.
Dr. Woldin is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Doctor of Law TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Philadelphia, PA.
Award - Harry R. Kozart Memorial Prize
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA.
Doctor of Philosophy Theoretical Physics
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 1975
Dissertation - Three-Dimensional Surface Effects in Field Emission
Award - National Center for Energy Management and Power Fellowship
Master of Science
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1970
Award - Ford Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Bachelors of Arts and Science
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1969
B.A. in Biology, 1968
Post Graduate LOCKHEED CORPORATION, Santa Clara, CA., 1985
Lockheed Technical Management Institute
DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLLEGE, Ft. Belvoir, VA., 1982
Program Management Course - Major Weapon Systems Acquisition
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Boston, MA., 1976
Seminar - Advances in Finite Element Methods
PANITCH, SCHWARZE, BELISARIO & NADEL, LLP
2008 - Present Associate - Patent Prosecution and Litigation
AKIN, GUMP, STRAUSS, HAUER & FELD, LLP
2000 - 2007 Associate - Patent Prosecution and Litigation
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT (E.D. PA.)
1998 - 2000 Law Clerk and Deputy Clerk for the Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman
1996 - 1998 Professional Liability Defense
MARGOLIS, EDELSTEIN & SCHERLIS
1994 - 1995 Associate - Product and Professional Liability Defense
1992 - 1994 Law Clerk - Product Liability Defense
Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., Sunnyvale, CA.
1980 - 1991 Technical Leadership Positions
UNITED STATES SENATE
1979 - 1980 Congressional Fellow
UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION
Research Laboratory, Monroeville, PA.
1977 - 1978 Technology Research and Development Positions
Dr. Woldin enjoys hitting the slopes to ski whenever time allows.