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Panitch Schwarze IP Attorney Alan Nadel Speaks on the Ethics of Patenting the Human Genome

April 12, 2012

PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2012) – Panitch Schwarze partner, Alan Nadel, will be discussing "The Human Blueprint Up For Sale? The Ethics of Patenting the Human Genome and other Materials of Nature under US Law and Jewish Ethics" on April 24 at the firm in Philadelphia, Pa. The session will explore the concept of patenting an abstraction from the law of nature and its legal and ethical implications. Mr. Nadel will be speaking with Rabbi Mordechai Becher, an International scholar and author on Jewish law and ethics.

Nadel is one of the founding partners of the firm. He has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of patent matters involving bioscience, chemical and mechanical inventions, including patent preparation, prosecution, licensing and litigation. His practice includes negotiating, advising with respect to and preparing licenses and technology transfer agreements and other agreements associated with technology practice, such as trade secret and consulting agreements.

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.

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