Eric Blatt

Counsel
Corporate & Securities

Contact

415-735-5933
eblatt@scalefirm.com
Washington, DC

Eric helps emerging companies with intellectual property strategy and issues relating to federally-funded R&D. Eric began his career at the USPTO, and, after entering private practice, he spent several years successfully litigating high-stakes patent infringement lawsuits. Eric has a knack for quickly picking up new technologies, helping startups to develop comprehensive IP strategies, and cost-effectively delivering results. Eric is a leading expert on IP issues for startups receiving federal R&D funding, and he speaks and publishes frequently on IP and other issues relating to the SBIR program–a federal program that annually awards approximately $5B to startups conducting high-impact R&D. He volunteers as a member of the IP Committee for the Small Business Technology Council, which is an education and advocacy organization focused on the SBIR program.

Areas of Expertise
Intellectual Property Strategy<br/>Patents<br/>Government Data Rights<br/>IP Transactions and Strategic Partnerships<br/>SBIR/STTR<br/>Federally Funded R&D<br/>IP Litigation
Prior Associations
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck PC<br/>U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Education
Northwestern University School of Law (magna cum laude)<br/>Duke University
Bar Admission
District of Columbia<br/>Virginia<br/>U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

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