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Godici, Nicholas P Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP 8110 Gatehouse Road Falls Church , VA 22042 Phone: 703-205-8000
USPTO Registration No: 56937
Registered May 24, 2005 as Agent
Biography Nicholas P. Godici has served as Executive Advisor in the intellectual property law firm Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP since 2005. Prior to taking his position at BSKB, Mr. Godici served as the Commissioner for Patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from March 2000 to March 2005 As Commissioner, Mr. Godici was responsible for all aspects of the patent granting process for the United States. Mr. Godici has over 38 years experience in intellectual property rights protection, including over 33 years of organizational management and leadership experience at the USPTO. He has represented the United States in a number of international negotiations involving intellectual property issues. He has given Congressional testimony before both the House and Senate on a variety of intellectual property matters. Additionally, he served as Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the USPTO from January to December 2001.