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The firm ranked nationally and in the Philadelphia and Delaware metro areas for excellence in patent and trademark law and IP litigation

PHILADELPHIA (November 2022) – The intellectual property law firm of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for 2023, again achieving national rankings in the practice areas of intellectual property litigation, patent litigation, and patent law.

The firm also achieved Tier 1 metropolitan rankings in the Philadelphia area for intellectual property litigation, patent litigation and patent law. Panitch Schwarze was also recognized among the top firms in Delaware for intellectual property litigation.

“Best Law Firm” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

The highest honor, a Tier 1 ranking, is based on a firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from a combination of its clients’ feedback, the regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice area have for the firm, and information that the firm provided to Best Lawyers via a survey.

To be eligible for a Best Law Firm ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer included in The Best Lawyers in America©. For 2023, eight Panitch Schwarze attorneys have been named among Best Lawyers, including Martin G. Belisario, Erin M. Dunston, Clark A. Jablon, and Stephen E. Murray and founding partners Ronald L. Panitch and William W. Schwarze, who are now retired. Partner John D. Simmons is named among the 2023 Best Lawyers in Wilmington, Delaware, and Keith A. Jones was named among The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. The lawyers were recognized for their excellence in the practice areas of patent litigation, intellectual property litigation, patent law, trademark law, and trade secrets law.

In addition, Dunston was named the 2023 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Philadelphia for patent litigation. The award recognizes lawyers who receive the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region in a Best Lawyers edition. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location, making it a singular honor.

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