General Counsel Consulting Career Feature
Anthony Amaral, Jr., General Patent Corporation By Rebecca Neely Anthony Amaral, Jr. has joined the Legal Department of General Patent Corporation as Chief IP Counsel.
General Patent Corporation (GPC) is a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm. Prior to joining GPC, Mr. Amaral spent over 25 years in private practice at both intellectual property boutiques and large general practice law firms, where he was engaged in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law. His primary area of legal expertise is Patent Law including procurement, litigation, licensing, and counseling. He has been involved in dozens of patent infringement cases covering a wide area of technologies. He has also participated in all aspects of pretrial discovery and motion practice, trial practice before U. S. District Courts nationwide, and appellate practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In a recent press release, Alexander Poltorak, Chairman and CEO of General Patent Corporation was quoted as saying: ‘’We are pleased to welcome Mr. Amaral to our management team. We have been working with Anthony on various projects for several years now and are delighted to have him on staff. He brings a wealth of IP litigation experience to GPC.’’
Mr. Amaral earned B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, now known as the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. There, he also completed all the required Ph.D. level coursework in Electrical Engineering. In addition, he received J.D. and LL.M. degrees from St. John’s University School of Law and New York University School of Law, respectively. Mr. Amaral is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. Claims Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York; and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. General Patent Corporation, headquartered in Suffern, N.Y., is a leading intellectual property boutique focusing on patent licensing and enforcement. GPC represents inventors and patent owners in patent infringement matters by providing patent assertion and licensing as well as managing and financing patent litigation on a contingency basis. GPC is the oldest patent enforcement firm in the U.S.