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Hon. Faith S. Hochberg

Hon. Faith S. Hochberg

United States District Court, District of New Jersey
District Judge
Newark, NJ, USA


Faith Shapiro Hochberg is a United States District Judge for The District of New Jersey, confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn into office in 1999. Judge Hochberg has been designated to serve as a judge in the Patent Pilot program established by statute, and she is a frequent speaker at national conferences on Intellectual Property Law; resolution of complex litigation through Mediation and Arbitration; and Multidistrict Litigation in the Federal Courts.  Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Hochberg served as the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 1994 to 1999, where she supervised all federal civil and criminal litigation in one of the busiest United States Attorney’s Offices in the Country. She was selected to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee. From 1993 through 1994, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Treasury, where her responsibilities included the oversight of the law enforcement agencies of the Treasury, as well as the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the anti-money laundering programs. Previous to her service at the U.S. Treasury, Judge Hochberg was senior deputy chief counsel for the Office of Thrift Supervision where her responsibilities included banking litigation and regulation. Judge Hochberg has also had positions as a partner in the private practice of law; as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and an assistant United States Attorney. Judge Hochberg graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University in economics and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. She served as a law clerk to the Hon. Spottswood Robinson III.  She has served as a Director of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation and the New Jersey Women’s Forum. Judge Hochberg is especially proud of the over 25 law clerks she has trained who are now making their own contributions to the legal profession.



Hon. Faith S. Hochberg is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethics in Class Action Litigation - Class Action Litigation 2013 , Thursday, July 11, 2013
Judge's Panel on Trade Secret Litigation - Trade Secrets 2014: What Every IP Attorney Should Know , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio 8th Annual Patent Law Institute: Dialogue Between the Bench and the Bar - Dialogue Between the Bench and the Bar , Thursday, February 06, 2014
Trade Secrets 2014: What Every IP Attorney Should Know: Judge's Panel on Trade Secret Litigation - Judge's Panel on Trade Secret Litigation , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg 8th Annual Patent Law Institute - Dialogue Between the Bench and the Bar - Dialogue Between the Bench and the Bar , Thursday, February 06, 2014
Trade Secrets 2014: What Every IP Attorney Should Know: Judge's Panel on Trade Secret Litigation - Judge's Panel on Trade Secret Litigation , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Law Institute 2014 (8th Annual) , Monday, February 17, 2014 , New York, NY
Trade Secrets 2014: What Every IP Attorney Should Know , Monday, March 10, 2014 , San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015 , Thursday, March 26, 2015 , New York, NY
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