Howard B.
Rockman, P.C.
40+ Years experience in Patents
Registered Patent Attorney & Partner
at Rockman, Videbeck & O'Connor, LLC

Howard B. Rockman, P.C.



Intellectual Property Law for Engineers and Scientists

Wiley-IEEE Press, 2004    
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Practice of Intellectual Property Law

Law Bulletin Publishing    
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UofI Engineering Law and Intellectual Property Law for Engineers
at University of Illinois, Chicago

UofI Patent Law Practice and Planning
at The John Marshall Law School

UofI Advanced Patent Claim Drafting
at The John Marshall Law School


Meet Howard Rockman

Howard B. Rockman Howard B. Rockman is a Chicago patent attorney, Intellectual Property Management consultant, author and lecturer. He counsels companies and individual innovators and creators on a variety of intellectual property matters. Fifty years ago, Howard began his legal career as a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office before moving on to his role as an Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. Howard represents clients in litigation of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret cases in Federal and State Courts, as well as clients seeking to secure domestic and foreign intellectual property rights before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Copyright Office, and similar intellectual property offices throughout the world.

Mr. Rockman is a member of the American Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University, and a J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School. In addition to his legal accolades, Mr. Rockman served as an officer in the U.S. Army on active duty and reserve status with the Corps of Engineers and the Judge Advocate General Corps from 1960 to 1968.