Bruce D. George


Bruce George’s practice includes patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution, litigation, counseling, and licensing.

Bruce counsels corporate, university, high technology, and emerging business clients in matters involving:

  • U.S. and international patent prosecution and counseling in the electrical, mechanical, telecommunication, computer software, medical device and business method arts
  • patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom to operate opinions
  • design around counseling
  • trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling, and licensing
  • trademark registration availability and freedom to use opinions
  • matters of unfair competition, trade secret and domain name disputes

Prior to his legal career, Bruce served for 14 years as a planning, design, and construction management engineer with the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As a result of that service, Bruce maintains his Professional Engineering (P.E.) license.


  • Small corporation with development of international patent portfolio, and freedom to operate and licensing counseling
  • S&P 500 company with trademark portfolio management, and enforcement against trademark infringement and domain name cybersquatting
  • Individual inventor with patent counseling and prosecution, and preparation/negotiation of a joint development agreement with a major manufacturer
  • Adjunct professor with copyright counseling and licensing of educational materials
  • Entrepreneurial group with patent design around counseling prior to launch of new product line



  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey at New Brunswick, BS
  • Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, JD, high honors