Philadelphia, PA | June 2017 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Benjamin E. Leace has been elected President for The Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court (Inn of Court). Prior to becoming President, Ben served four years as a board member as well as held several officer positions including program chairman, vice president, president elect and treasurer.
Chartered in 1995 and one of about 400 in the American Inns of Court, the organization promotes skill improvement, professionalism and legal ethics through collegial discourse and mentoring. The group teaches by role-playing, conveying valuable information on identified topics by simulating scenarios for situations and issues that arise in the practice of intellectual property law. The Inn of Court is formed of IP attorneys concentrating in patent, trademark, copyright and related areas of law.
Benjamin is a member of RatnerPrestia’s Management Committee and devotes the majority of his time to handling litigation and counseling in IP and related transactions.
RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. and German jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The German Patent Office, The European Patent Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission, and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection. For additional information, visit www.RatnerPrestia.com.