Weinstein, Stanton D.

Stanton D. Weinstein is an experienced IP professional located near Philadelphia, PA.  Stan is the former Intellectual Property Counsel for Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) Integrated Warfare Systems & Sensors Line of Business in Moorestown, NJ and Syracuse, NY.  He is extensively experienced in patent, trademark and copyright law and practice, protection of proprietary information, and other aspects of intellectual property law; U.S. Government procurement regulations and clauses relating to patent rights and data rights; computer law, such as Internet/intranet issues, software licensing, and open source software issues; export controls; and intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions.  He has written patent applications for software, communications (e.g. spread spectrum and fixed wireless loop), radar, mail handling, testing devices, organic lubricants, organic coatings, personnel life-support and protection, and other inventions.  Stan has over 40 years of experience in intellectual property law. 

 Stan is a longtime member of AIPLA.  He is a past Chair of the AIPLA Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, and has been a Coordinator for CLE sessions at AIPLA Stated Meetings.  He is also a past President of the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association, and among other roles has served as Chair of its Nominating Committee.  Stan is also a past President of the Central New York Patent Law Association, and a former Chairman of the Patent Law Committee of the Boston Patent Law Association.  Stan has written and delivered various internal and external presentations and papers on intellectual property to legal professionals and others, variously covering the effect of prosecution history estoppel on patent claim coverage, intellectual property-related aspects of merger and acquisition activity, intellectual property rights in contracting with the U.S. Government, open source licensing, negotiation of technology license agreements, and overviews of intellectual property.  He has previously been a speaker at AIPLA Annual Meetings, the Joint Patent Practice Seminar in New York City, the New York City Bar, and the Corporate Counsel University® of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

Stan was awarded a B.S.E.E. in 1972 from Drexel University, a J.D. in 1975 from Villanova University (receiving its Herman J. Obert Award in Corporations Law), and an M.S.E.E. in 1987 from Syracuse University.  He is admitted to the Bars of Pennsylvania, New York, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts and various Federal Courts, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Stan is also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is a licensed Amateur Radio Operator.  With his wife, he is a longtime volunteer historical interpreter at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.

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