Ronald J. Ventola II

Ronald J. Ventola II

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

Ronald J. Ventola II Counsel

Philadelphia: 215.965.1390   F: 215.965.1331   E: rventola@panitchlaw.com

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.

Ronald is well versed in a variety of technologies, having prosecuted patents for mail processing equipment, wetlands restoration equipment, manufacturing methods, computer software, furniture, aids for surgical training, devices and compounds for automobile repair and maintenance, and mechanical devices including fasteners, support structures for tools, exercise equipment, sports equipment and pet aids. He also has counseled on trademark clearance and licensing, prepared agreements for both outbound and inbound licensing of patents and know-how and has performed IP due diligence and drafting in acquisitions.

Ronald has successfully represented clients in litigation matters, and. he has evaluated and settled claims for patent infringement. He also has defended manufacturers and retailers of sporting good, sunglasses, clothing, furniture and computer software against claims of patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets. He also has prepared cease-and-desist correspondence asserting infringement of trademarks and copyrights, and he has represented owners of trademarks in disputes over others’ use or registration of domain names, including contested proceedings under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy.

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 Hires Experienced IP Attorney in Philadelphia // June 6, 2016
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