Anthony S. Volpe

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Tony started his career as the first in-house attorney at the Allen Organ Company and later joined the in-house staff of AMP Inc. In the late 1970s, he entered private practice in Philadelphia. In 1987, Fred Koenig and Tony joined as the founding shareholders of Volpe and Koenig, P.C.

After more than thirty years of practice experience, Tony added the role of mediator to his list of capabilities when he completed the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediator’s Civil Mediation Training Program.

Publications, Presentations and Recognitions

Tony is a frequent presenter at intellectual property seminars in the United States, Canada and Europe, and he was a Scholar-in-Residence for Legal Studies at Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

He is regularly selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, published by Thomas Reuters, for 2005-2016, and Best Lawyers Philadelphia, published by Best Lawyers®, for 2006-2016.

He has held Martindale-Hubbell’s top rating of “AV Preeminent” since 2001, signifying the highest level of professional excellence.

Tony is a regular contributor to The Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania’s oldest daily law journal, and he has been a featured author in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Newsletter.

In 2015, Tony was honored by his alma mater at the Verizon Philadelphia University Celebration of Innovation as a Leader of Innovation medal recipient. The annual Celebration showcases the global impact of higher education and innovation, and the award is one of the University’s highest honors.

Professional Activities

  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediation
  • Pennsylvania Counsel of Mediators
  • American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Legal Studies, Temple University Fox School of Business
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Bar and Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Third, Fourth and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office