Mr. Rossi received a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a major in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics from Youngstown State University (Youngstown, Ohio) in 1981 and a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University (Washington, DC) in 1987.
Mr. Rossi was employed as a manufacturing engineer for Eastman Kodak Company, Medical Products Instrumentation Group in Rochester, New York (1981-1984), and was responsible for the final line integration of all electrical, electronic, optical & mechanical subsystems of the Ektachem 400 Blood Chemistry Analyzer. Mr. Rossi was also responsible for software integration and microprocessor systems analysis for the Ektachem 700 Blood Chemistry Analyzer.
Mr. Rossi was subsequently selected by corporate management for Eastman Kodak Company's corporate patent attorney training program, and worked in the Eastman Kodak Company Patent Department (1984-1987) as a registered patent agent while attending law school at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. After leaving Eastman Kodak Company, Mr. Rossi held an associate position at the firm of Foley & Lardner (1987-1989) and Lowe, Price, LeBlanc, Becker & Shur (1989-1990) prior to becoming a founding partner of the firm Parkhurst, Wendel & Rossi (1990-1995). Mr. Rossi withdrew from the firm of Parkhurst, Wendel & Rossi to found the firm of Rossi & Associates (1996-2004) prior to joining with Mr. Kimms and Ms. McDowell to form the firm of Rossi, Kimms & McDowell LLP (2005).
Mr. Rossi has an extensive technical background in areas including electronics, electro-optics & mechanics, semiconductor devices & manufacturing processes, electronic imaging systems, computer software, memory devices, magnetic & optic recording media and systems, optical computers, video recording, television & audio systems, electrostatic imaging systems, facsimile systems, telephone switching networks, mobile & cellular telephones, image processing, automotive systems (particularly engine controls, transmissions, braking systems & chassis design), computer simulation & modeling, space flight technology, information technology systems, acoustics, plasma science, general mechanics, and is the holder of five United States patents.
Mr. Rossi is currently a member in good standing of the Virginia Bar and the District of Columbia Bar, is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, and the Supreme Court of Virginia, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office as a Registered Patent Attorney.