Intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired IP attorneys Bryon T. Wasserman and Ronald J. Ventola II to join the firm’s Philadelphia office.
Wasserman brings to the firm his experience on matters pertaining to a wide range of technologies including computer software, computer hardware, consumer electronics, telecommunications, electronic commerce, network security, semiconductors and medical devices.
Before moving to Philadelphia, Wasserman served as counsel with the District of Columbia office of Mayer Brown LLP, advising clients on patent litigation and licensing matters and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Ohio State University and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia. He is not admitted in Pennsylvania.
Ventola’s broad range of experience includes counseling clients, obtaining protection, and litigating disputes regarding patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He is well-versed in a variety of technologies, having prosecuted patents for mail processing equipment, wetlands restoration equipment, manufacturing methods, computer software, furniture, surgical training aids, devices and compounds for automobile repair and maintenance, and mechanical devices including fasteners, support structures for tools, exercise equipment, sports equipment and pet aids.
Starting his legal career in New Orleans and later moving to the Philadelphia area, Ventola comes as counsel to Panitch Schwarze from Philadelphia law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and then a law degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
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 nearly 30 attorneys, patent agents, and scientific advisors have experience in the sciences, technologies and branding for myriad industries from biotech, semi-conductors and computer software to household products and toys. 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.