Ronald J. Ventola II

Ronald J. Ventola II

Practice Areas
  • Louisiana State University, J.D.
  • Louisiana State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Pennsylvania

Ronald J. Ventola II Counsel

Philadelphia: 215.965.1390   F: 215.965.1331   E:

Ronald J. Ventola II is an intellectual property attorney licensed in Pennsylvania and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  He has a broad range of experience, including counseling clients, obtaining protection, and litigating disputes under the laws governing patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Ron is well versed in a variety of technologies, having prosecuted and advised on patents for industrial equipment, medical devices, manufacturing methods, tools, support structures, automotive components, devices and compounds for automobile repair and maintenance, wetlands restoration equipment, computer software, furniture, exercise equipment, and other mechanical devices.  He also counsels clients on patent clearance and licensing and prepares agreements for both outbound and inbound assignment and licensing of patents and know-how.

Ron represents and counsels clients in litigation matters and pre-litigation disputes, including disputes involving allegations of patent infringement, copyright infringement, and breach of agreements involving intellectual property.


  • French-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia Chapter - Member, 2018 - Present 
  • Louisiana State University (LSU) Alumni Association Philadelphia Chapter - Board of Directors, 2019 - Present 

Representative Matters

  • Represented the claimant in a patent-related dispute. After 16 days of hearings during which the parties called 14 experts, an AAA panel consisting of three neutral arbitrators issued an award of $72.5 million in favor of the claimant.
  • Prosecuted claims for patent infringement in automotive industry and for breach of settlement agreement related to same.
  • Defended manufacturers and retailers of sporting goods, sunglasses, clothing, furniture, and computer software against claims for patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Evaluated and settled claims for patent infringement.
  • Prepared and followed up on cease-and-desist correspondence asserting infringement of trademarks and copyrights.
  • Represented owners of trademarks in disputes over others' use or registration of domain names, including contested proceedings under the UDRP (Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy).

Articles & Presentations

Panitch Schwarze Attorney Supports Growth of LSU Alumni Chapter // March 18, 2020
Intellectual property attorney attends conference to support local alumni chapter growth Read more

Rejections Under the Post-AIA Section 102 - More than Meets the Eye // January 19, 2018
Mr. Ventola will review rejections under the AIA, and provide a refresher on 35 U.S.C. 102 and 103. Read more

Panitch Schwarze Hires Experienced IP Attorney in Philadelphia // June 6, 2016
IP law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware grows with the addition of one intellectual property lawyer. Read more


September 8, 2020
Typing (Yes, Typing) Tips in Intellectual Property Law
Here are a few quick tips on typing IP-related characters in Microsoft Word and Outlook, and a tip on pasting that is not IP-specific but is worth knowing. Read more

August 6, 2020
Federal Circuit Rules Portion of PACER Fees Improper
In a decision released on Aug. 6, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a portion of user fees charged to PACER users is unauthorized by statute and therefore is improper. Read more

Get To Know

Ronald is an active member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce – Philadelphia chapter. He serves on the board of directors for the Philadelphia chapter of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Alumni Association.

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