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Panitch Schwarze Hires Litigator Jeffrey K. Sherwood

August 12, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (August 2020) – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is proud to announce that Jeffrey K. Sherwood has joined the IP boutique firm as of counsel. His practice focuses on patent infringement, trade secrets, and litigation, and he will assist with counseling clients on the best, most effective courses of action. Sherwood has worked with many of the Panitch Schwarze attorneys in the past at a large multi-national law firm, and Panitch Schwarze is excited to work with him again.

As lead trial counsel, Sherwood has tried numerous cases to verdict on behalf of domestic and foreign companies in several active patent courts, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, New Jersey, and Texas. In addition, he has handled Markman hearings in California and Illinois.

He also has experience managing a wide variety of technology cases such as semiconductor circuits, nuclear power systems, textile processing, and telecommunications, involving misappropriation of trade secrets, theft of domain names, and technology disputes.

Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze, Sherwood served as practice group leader of the Intellectual Property and Technology group at two national law firms and in a similar function at another national firm. Earlier in his career, he was lead counsel in a wide variety of non-IP technical cases involving substantial issues in medicine, toxicology, pharmacology, and engineering.

The National Law Journal has acknowledged Sherwood’s patent defense verdicts twice, and it recognized his patent plaintiff’s verdict in its annual reviews of top verdicts in the United States. He has been recognized by IAM Patent 1000, Managing IP as an “IP Star,” and Legal 500, among others.

Sherwood received a bachelor’s degree in English at Colby College before going on to study law at Stanford Law School. 

About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware.  The firm’s IP law practitioners provide strategic litigation, licensing, and counseling service relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, domain names, and internet issues domestically and internationally.  The firm’s long-standing relationships with a network of associates worldwide enable its attorneys and advisors to provide clients with global intellectual property advice and protection.

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