PHILADELPHIA (January 3, 2012) – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, a Philadelphia intellectual property law firm, is delighted to announce the addition of veteran litigation attorney Frederick A. Tecce to the firm. Tecce was a partner of McShea & Tecce and is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney where he tried numerous cases. Tecce is a registered patent attorney and focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and throughout the country. Tecce has extensive jury trial experience and has litigated and tried all types of intellectual property cases, including patent, trademark, trade secret, antitrust, restrictive covenants, and unfair competition matters.
John Simmons, the Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP partner in charge of litigation, announced the addition of Tecce to the firm and stated “Fred is a top tier trial lawyer who will add great depth to our growing intellectual property litigation practice. I look forward to working with Fred to further grow our litigation department.” Simmons also noted the prestigious U.S. News “Best Lawyers” publication already ranked the firm in the first tier for patent litigation in the Philadelphia area. Martin G. Belisario, Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP management committee partner, added: “Along with Fred’s extensive intellectual property law practice, his diverse background will provide us with the edge needed to prosecute the increasingly contentious intellectual property cases we are seeing in today’s market. We welcome Fred and look forward to a prosperous future with him.” During his tenure as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Tecce was awarded the prestigious Attorney General Commendation for Outstanding Performance on three separate occasions. Tecce serves on the faculty at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) teaching trial advocacy at NITA’s national seminars. He is also well known for his over 275 national television and radio appearances as a legal commentator for such networks as The Fox News Network, Bloomberg Television, CNN, MSNBC and others.
About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm based in Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE. Our attorneys provide strategic advice concerning litigation, licensing, and counseling services relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, domain names, and internet issues domestically and internationally. We have experience across the sciences, in technology, and in branding, ranging from semiconductors and computer software to household products and toys.