Joseph F. Aceto Ph.D., Esq.

Immunicon Corporation
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Pennsylvania, US Patent Office
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
US Patent Office
Professional Experience
Counsel & Director of Intellectual Property
Immunicon Corporation
Current
Publicly traded, start-up biotech and medical device company with operations in United States and Europe. As in-house Counsel, I oversaw all intellectual property, contract, and other legal issues supporting company scientists and engineers in research and development. Managed up to three legal assistants to facilitate legal research and analysis. Worked closely and directly reported to CEO and Chief Counsel. Researched, gathered, and provided key information and facts to support arbitration proceedings. Managed legal requirements for three wholly owned subsidiaries. Oversaw all maintenance and tax accounting for entire IP estate. Drafted and reviewed most types of start-up biotech agreements including MTA, CDA, Pharma service, technology license, and supply agreements.
Partner
Wilcox & Aceto
- Current
Provided IP management and prosecution, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate opinions on corporate IP. Consulted on corporate portfolio development. Client base includes start-up biotech, nanotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies including a Fortune 100 Big Pharma. Represented clients in technology areas in new drug applications, nanotechnology, microfluidics, and microbiology assays.
Education
Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D. / Law
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Temple University
Ph.D. / Pharmacology, Medical (1987)
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Drexel University
M.S. / Biomedical Engineering
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B.S. / Biology
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Professional Associations
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
Biophysical Society
Member
American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Member
Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society
Member
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Intellectual Property, Biotechnology
1617 Newark Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
USA
Telephone: (484) 880-8428