Dilworth Paxson’s Edward F. Behm, Jr. to Chair Firm’s Patent Practice

October 11, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA) – Edward “Ted” F. Behm, Jr. has joined Dilworth Paxson as a partner and will Chair the Firm’s Patent Practice. 

Ted has substantial experience in all aspects of intellectual property practice, including the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patents, trademarks, and copyrights; the litigation of patent, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, copyright, domain name, and contractual matters; and the counseling of clients in intellectual property opinion, transactional, and capitalization and acquisition matters.

Ted also provides counseling for established and start-up companies in all phases of intellectual property-related transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, IP valuations and fundraising strategies. Further, he counsels international clients on U.S. and international patent practices. He also has significant experience in representing clients in reexamination, reissue, and Inter Partes Review proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Rounding out his extensive resume, Ted has represented several large trademark portfolios through prosecution, enforcement and defense.

“Ted brings to bear an impressive arsenal of skills to lead Dilworth’s Patent Practice. He’s not just a good lawyer, but a trained scientist with abundant and equal measures of expertise, native intelligence and enthusiasm for client service. We’re proud to have Ted join our team, and our clients will be glad to have him in their corner”, said Ajay Raju, Dilworth’s Chairman and CEO.

Ted earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden in 2002, where he served as constitutional law editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. He earned two B.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1997. Ted is currently pursuing an M.E. degree in systems engineering with a projected graduation date of 2017.

When asked about joining Dilworth Paxson, Ted replied, “It is a privilege to join such a storied Philadelphia firm and I am excited to help build and expand the Patent Practice here at Dilworth.”