Jeffrey H. Rosedale

Woodcock Washburn LLP

Jeff Rosedale is a business lawyer who specializes in intellectual property. He focuses his IP law practice on patent prosecution and counseling, especially in the area of nanotechnology. He is co-chair of both of Woodcock Washburn's nanotechnology and clean-technology patent prosecution and client counseling practice groups. In addition, his practice encompasses many other disciplines, including chemical and mechanical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, physics, materials science, optics, chemical and biological analysis, biochemistry, biomedical devices, biotechnology, and bionanotechnology. Jeff's clients range from Fortune 50 multinational corporations for medical devices to entrepreneurial start-ups that seek to commercialize products in the emerging field of nanotechnology. Major universities and federal laboratories also call on Jeff's expertise to protect their innovations in complex technologies. Jeff is a frequent speaker on intellectual property topics at universities and at nanotech specific industry conferences.

Prior to joining Woodcock, he worked as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 specialty materials manufacturer. Jeff has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, and has coauthored 18 research articles in a number of international peer-reviewed journals. One of Jeff's papers, cited more than 300 times, was characterized in Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science as "the single paper with the largest impact in the field of block copolymer melt rheology." Culminating in the issuance of four U.S. patents, Jeff's research work, which he began in the mid-1980s at AT&T Bell Laboratories, continues to be referenced today by numerous researchers, many of whom are in the field of nanotechnology.