Volpe Koenig Welcomes Attorney Smadar Gefen, Ph.D.
Volpe Koenig is pleased to welcome attorney Smadar Gefen, Ph.D., as an associate in the Philadelphia office.
Smadar combines her extensive background as a scientist and inventor at industry-leading broadcast and entertainment conglomerates with outside counsel intellectual property law experience in the areas of electrical engineering and computer science.
Prior to joining the firm, Smadar worked as a patent attorney at a national law firm and managed the patent processes and portfolio for ESPN and Disney Research, focusing on a broad range of technologies that spanned sports broadcast enhancements, animation and robotics. She also researched and developed technologies encompassing virtual augmentation of live sports broadcasts and game enhancements for Cablevision.
Smadar earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law. She holds both BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.