Paul M. Bartkowski

Partner

bartkowski@adduci.com
t: 202-407-8642
f: 202-466-2006

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Bio

Paul M. Bartkowski is an intellectual property and international trade attorney focusing his practice on Section 337 intellectual property investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Prior to joining the firm, Paul served as an attorney in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. International Trade Commission where he advised the Commission on matters relating to Section 337 and represented the Commission in appellate litigation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Since leaving the Commission, Paul has focused on litigating Section 337 cases at the ITC, including working with clients to achieve effective strategies to enforce ITC remedial orders and/or to minimize the disruption those orders cause.

Through his experience at the Commission and the firm, Paul has been involved in many of the Commission's high-profile cases and litigation, as well as numerous inter partes proceedings in front of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Paul is a contributing author to the second and third editions of the American Bar Association’s book entitled "A Lawyer’s Guide to Section 337 Investigations Before the U.S. International Trade Commission."

 

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Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
  • Lafayette College, B.S., Chemical Engineering
Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland (inactive)
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association
News & Insights

Two AMS Section 337 Cases Instituted 

Two Section 337 cases involving AMS-represented complainants were instituted on Friday at the International Trade Commission. 

Comcast v. ITC: Revisiting Suprema and the Scope of Section 337 (Pt. II)

Part II of the blog series highlighting Section 337 issues arising out of Comcast Corp. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, No. 19-1173 and other updates related to the time of importation requirement. 

Comcast v. ITC: Revisiting Suprema and the Scope of Section 337 (Pt. I)

This blog series will highlight Section 337 issues arising out of Comcast Corp. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, No. 19-1173 and other updates related to the time of importation requirement.

Commission Opinion Implicates Public Interest Strategy

In view of Certain Microfluidic Devices, practitioners cannot assume they can safely wait until Commission review to prove their public interest case, and they must tailor their strategy accordingly. 

AMS Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2020

Chambers has released their 2020 rankings and Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP (AMS) is honored to be the firm with the most attorneys ranked in the Section 337 practice area.

Paul Bartkowski to Present on Fish Oil at ACI Dietary Supplements Conference

AMS attorney Paul Bartkowski will give a presentation entitled "Case Study on the Future of Fish Oil: Exploring the Consequences of Retroactively Declaring a Dietary Supplement a Drug" at ACI's 6th Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements.

2018 Rankings Released

AMS is honored to be ranked in the top tier in Section 337 practice by Chambers USA.

In Landslide: "The Case for Early Adjudication of Potentially Dispositive Issues at the USITC"

AMS attorneys Evan H. Langdon and Paul M. Bartkowski published an article entitled "The Case for Early Adjudication of Potentially Dispositive Issues at the USITC" in the May/June 2018 issue of Landslide magazine. 

ITC Litigation & Enforcement

AMS is proud to sponsor the American Conference Institute’s 10th Expert Forum on ITC Litigation & Enforcement.

2017 Legal Rankings Released

AMS ranked in the top tier in Section 337 practice by Chambers USA , The Legal 500 , and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars.

In Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse: "European Court of Justice Ruling Adds to Challenges that U.S. Standard-Essential Patent Holders Face on Enforcement"

Paul M. Bartkowski and Mike Doman wrote an article for the Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse.

Legal 500 Tier I Rankings

Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP has "…one of the most robust ITC practices in the nation."

In Corporate Counsel Magazine: "ITC Increasing Efficiency of Exclusion Order Proceedings"

Corporate Counsel magazine published an article by Deanna Tanner Okun, Paul M. Bartkowski , and Thomas R. Burns, Jr. , entitled "ITC Increasing Efficiency of Exclusion Order Proceedings ".

In the ITCTLA Section 337 Reporter: ITC Remedial Orders – The Case for Conformity with Patent Injunctions