Volpe and Koenig, P.C., Welcomes New Associates


PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 1, 2019) – Volpe and Koenig, P.C., an intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, NJ, announced that Laura S. Lipschutz, and Joshua D. Schmid have joined the firm as associates and that Tianlin (David) Liu has joined the firm as a technical advisor. All are based at the firm’s Philadelphia headquarters.

Laura S. Lipschutz focuses her practice on trademark counseling, prosecution, clearance, and enforcement as well as copyright enforcement and litigation. Laura also has experience in cyber security, data security, unfair competition and licensing. Prior to working at Volpe and Koenig, P.C., Laura worked as a trademark specialist at a West coast law firm. She earned her law degree from Penn State Law, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Joshua D. Schmid focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the areas of wireless communications, medical devices, and consumer and food and beverage goods. Joshua worked as a senior technician at a New Jersey-based civil engineering firm prior to joining Volpe and Koenig. He earned his law degree from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Geographical Information Sciences and Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Rowan University.

Tianlin (David) Liu has great experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in computer-related and other electrical technology areas. Prior to joining Volpe and Koenig, David worked as a patent attorney in China, representing a wide array of clients in patent license negotiations before various provincial agencies. He earned his law degree from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, his Master of Diplomacy Studies from China Foreign Affairs University, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.


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