RLMK-Frank Mazzeo
Frank A. Mazzeo
Partner
Phone: (215) 997-0248
fmazzeo@ryderlu.com

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Mr. Mazzeo practices in the areas of intellectual property litigation, trademarks, copyrights and patent prosecution. He has litigated all types of intellectual property cases, including complex patent infringement cases involving multiple patents and trademark and copyright infringement cases, as well as complex business disputes. Mr. Mazzeo’s experience includes filing and defending actions in various federal and state courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Mr. Mazzeo also has filed and prosecuted well over a hundred trademark registration applications in the USPTO and in foreign trademark offices. Mr. Mazzeo also prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical and business method fields. He also counsels clients on patent and licensing matters.

Mr. Mazzeo is very active in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section and is the current Section Chair. He also is a sought after presenter for seminars for attorneys on the subjects of patents and trademarks and has spoken to the general public about intellectual property on a radio show. Mr. Mazzeo also is an instructor for the Licensing Executives Society.

Prior to co-founding Ryder, Lu, Mazzeo and Konieczny, Mr. Mazzeo practiced in a Philadelphia patent boutique law firm.

Mr. Mazzeo is proficient in the Italian language.

BAR and COURT ADMISSIONS
Pennsylvania
New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

EDUCATION
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1992
- member of the school's law review, The Widener Law
Journal
- recipient of an American Jurisprudence Award.
Lehigh University, M.B.A, 1992.
Ursinus College, B.A., 1988.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Continuing Legal Education Lecturer:
- Instructor for Licensing Executives Society
- Pennsylvania Bar Institute Speaker, 2002 – 2006
- Panel member for patent/trademark/copyright courses presented to Bucks and Montgomery Bar Associations. 2000 – 2001
Creator of trademark law blog, ryderlutrademarkblog

Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Intellectual Property Section, Section Chair 2015-2016,
Past Trademarks Committee Chair
International Trademark Association
Licensing Executives Society
Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
Montgomery Bar Association
- Intellectual Property and Communication Section.
Bucks County Bar Association
- Past Secretary and Treasurer of Young Lawyers
Division.
Ursinus College Law Alumni
Lehigh University Lawyers Association

National Italian-American Bar Association
- Co-founder of Chapter at Widener University School of Law.
Filitalia National, General Counsel 1996-1998
- Recipient of the 2013 Humanitarian Award
- Past General Counsel and Director of Finance
Men of La Salle, La Salle College High School, Secretary
2013-2015
Home and School Board Member, 2008-2010
Assistant Commissioner and Coach for various youth
sports leagues, 2004-present.