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Bijal Shah-Creamer focuses her practice on intellectual property law, including patent prosecution and representation before the United States and foreign patent offices, as well as due diligence, and patentability and freedom to operate opinions. Her practice focuses on the chemical and chemical engineering arts, including polymeric materials, compositions, metallurgy, optical components, thermo/electro devices, medical devices, and various types of industrial designs.

Intellectual property attorney Bijal Shah-Creamer focuses her practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, opinion work on patent validity and infringement, due diligence, and patentability analyses, primarily in the chemical and chemical engineering arts.

Bijal’s practice also involves IP litigation including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets, computer fraud and abuse, and licensing/contract disputes. She has litigated cases involving a wide variety of industries and technologies, including polymeric materials, gaming devices, metallurgical measurement devices, and various types of industrial designs.

Since 2012, she has been recognized by Thomson Reuters, publishers of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, as a “Rising Star.”

Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, LLP and starting her legal career, Bijal was employed as a project engineer at Golder Associates, an international environmental consulting firm, where she developed site remediation plans and landfill designs, performed environmental compliance work, and was engaged in various licensing activities.

Bijal received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Drexel University and her law degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, where she was a member of the Temple Law Review.

She is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars, is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and a member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Bijal also is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

 

Memberships
  • Temple University School of Law Alumni Association, 2013 — Current
  • Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2021 — Current
  • South Asian Bar Association – Philadelphia Chapter, Member, 2021 — Current
    • Secretary, 2021 — 2022
  • Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2021 — Current
  • Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, 2021 — Current
  • Zenith Products Corp. v. Kenney Manufacturing, Inc., D. RI., represented plaintiff, Zenith Products Corp., design patent infringement and unfair competition
  • Zenith Products Corp. v. DHI Corp., W.D. Wis., represented plaintiff, Zenith Products Corp., design patent infringement
  • AMI Entertainment Network, Inc. v. Viacom International, Inc. et al., E.D. Pa., represented plaintiff, AMI Entertainment Network, Inc., trademark infringement
  • Zenith Products Corp. v. Design Home Fashions, LLC et al., S.D. Fla., represented plaintiff, Zenith Products Corp., design patent infringement
  • AMI Entertainment Network, Inc. v. A&E Television Networks, LLC, E.D. Pa., represented plaintiff, AMI Entertainment Network, Inc., trademark infringement
  • Zenith Products Corp. v. Splash Home, Inc., E.D. Pa., represented plaintiff, Zenith Products Corp., design patent infringement
  • Heraeus Electro-Nite Co. v. Vesuvius USA Corp., E.D. Pa., represented plaintiff, Heraeus Electro-Nite Co., patent infringement
  • Zenith Products Corp. v. Elite Home Fashions, LLC et al., E.D. Pa., represented plaintiff, Zenith Products Corp., design patent infringement
  • T.C. Millwork, Inc. et al. v. KGM Gaming, LLC, E.D. Pa., represented defendant(s), KGM Gaming, LLC, patent infringement and state law tort claims
  • Source, Inc. v. Access Development, Inc. et al., E.D. Texas, represented defendant(s), Mall Networks, patent infringement
  • Named a Pennsylvania “Rising Star,” 2012 — present, by Thomson Reuters, publishers of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch in the area of patent law, 2021

Bijal enjoys spending her free time cooking, hiking with her husband and children, and watching documentaries.

Bijal Shah-Creamer on a hike on a foggy day
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