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Panitch Schwarze Partners Named Among 2020 ‘IP Stars’ and IAM Patent 1000

July 9, 2020

Pennsylvania intellectual property lawyers ranked among top IP attorneys internationally


PHILADELPHIA (July 2020)Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that Managing Intellectual Property has named intellectual property attorneys Erin M. Dunston and Philip L. Hirschhorn 2020 IP StarsManaging Intellectual Property is a leading source of news and analysis on intellectual property issues worldwide.  Both Dunston and Hirschhorn were named in the National and Pennsylvania rankings for litigation, and Dunston was also named in the National and Pennsylvania rankings for prosecution.

Managing Intellectual Property ranked Panitch Schwarze as Highly Recommended in Intellectual Property Practice (2020).  Only nine firms in Pennsylvania are ranked on IP Stars’ Highly Recommend list. 

The IP Stars survey identifies leading intellectual property law firms and attorneys in various jurisdictions to provide deeper insight on 

the complex and vibrant IP legal arena worldwide.  It is intended to be a valuable reference guide for in-house counsel at organizations that rely on intellectual property assets, from Fortune 500 companies to venture capitalists to innovative start-ups around the globe.

Dunston and Hirschhorn were also recently named part of the IAM Patent 1000 for litigation – Dunston for the D.C. Metro Area and Hirschhorn for New York.  Dunston was also ranked nationally for post-grant proceedings. 

IAM Patent 1000 is commonly-regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US.  The 2020 rankings are the results of an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions.  Firms and lawyers are ranked according to the following criteria: depth of knowledge, market presence, level of work, and positive peer and client feedback.

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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