Donald Ranft, a partner in the firm, is involved with management of the firm’s domestic and foreign patent practice from application development and filing through issuance. He has successfully prosecuted and obtained hundreds of patents both utility and design. He is also involved in patent infringement cases.
He has extensive experience in engineering in numerous industries including utility, transportation, and chemical. This includes complete responsibility for all engineering disciplines serving in Director positions for large engineering, and industrial companies including nuclear power plants. And he was also Director of Operations for a management consulting firm.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and his Juris Doctorate degree from Seton Hall University.
He is a registered Patent Attorney (Registration No. 53,501). He is a member of the New Jersey state bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is also a long-standing active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the American Nuclear Society, and has been responsible for the development of numerous IEEE Standards.