Joseph E. Gortych, Opticus IP president (firstname.lastname@example.org), has worked as an optical engineer and possesses over a dozen years of experience in the intellectual property field. After receiving a B.S. in physics from Rutgers University and an M.S. in optics from the University of Rochester's Institute of Optics, Gortych received his J.D. from Vermont Law School. A member of the Vermont Bar and a registered Patent Attorney, Gortych is also a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Licensing Executives Society (LES).
In addition, he serves as OSA's representative to the National Inventor's Hall of Fame.