Company: Law Office of Jack C. Goldstein
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Jack Goldstein, Attorney and Arbitrator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in copyright infringement, patent litigation, expert witness and alternative dispute resolution.
Since 1999, Mr. Goldstein has worked as an intellectual property attorney. He became interested in the field of law after meeting an inventor with many patents through his aunt while studying engineering. The chief patent counsel at the inventor’s firm gave Mr. Goldstein advice on a career in patent law. Upon returning from this trip, he enrolled in night law school while working as a patent examiner during the day for two years, later receiving additional training at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory.
Mr. Goldstein brings a vast wealth of experience and patent knowledge to his law office, where he serves in the roles of attorney, arbitrator, mediator, special master and testifying expert. Prior to working at his firm, Mr. Goldstein served as President of the Whitaker Corporation. He worked as an attorney with Arnold, White & Durkee from 1969 to 1997 and as an adjunct professor of law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston from 1974 to 1984. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goldstein worked as a technical advisor and law clerk for the United States Court of Customs and Patents Appeals, as a patent agent, attorney and civilian patent advisor for the Naval Ordnance Laboratory, and as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Goldstein earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1964 before receiving an honorary JD from the George Washington University in 1968. He is admitted to practice with the Texas Bar and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He holds a certificate in Advanced Arbitration Skills. Since 1994, Mr. Goldstein has served as the board editor of The Intellectual Property Law Strategist. Throughout the years, he has contributed to numerous articles and professional publications.
A respected leader in his industry, Mr. Goldstein has been recognized with various accolades throughout his career. In 1965, he received a Superior Performance Award from the United States Patent and Trademark Office., and he was a Journal Finalist Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and he received the Jacob Burns Award from The George Washington University in 1996. He was honored as one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America by The National Law Journal in 1994 and received the Chair’s Award via the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Texas in 1992. Mr. Goldstein was presented with the President’s Award by the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association in 1988, the Gerald Rose Memorial Award by the John Marshall Law School in 1986, and the Alumni Service Award from The George Washington University in 1985.
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