Press Releases

RatnerPrestia Elects Andrew Koopman as Shareholder

Philadelphia, PA | June 2018 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Koopman has become a Shareholder of the firm, effective June 1, 2018. Andy joined RP in 2008 and has most recently held the position of Associate.  He specializes in both patent litigation while also handling an active high-end prosecution docket.  He […]

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RatnerPrestia’s Munich Office Joins the CLIB2021 Cluster

Munich, Germany | May 2018 – RatnerPrestia’s Munich office was recently accepted into CLIB2021.  CLIB2021 seeks members that are competent in all fields of biotechnology as well as members that are skilled in IP and legal issues and techno-economic evaluation.  It strives to include members with market entry and access to industrial sites (for SMEs).  RatnerPrestia […]

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Benjamin E. Leace Receives PBI’s 9th Annual Arthur Seidel Distinguished IP Services Award

Philadelphia, PA | April 2018 – RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Benjamin E. Leace is the recipient of the 9th annual Arthur Seidel Distinguished IP Services Award.  This honor presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute recognizes Mr. Leace’s commitment to the highest standard of excellence in Intellectual Property Law.  The award was established in memory of […]

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Benjamin E. Leace & Christopher H. Blaszkowski Present at PBI’s 2018 Intellectual Property Law Institute

Philadelphia, PA | April 2018 – Benjamin Leace and Christopher Blaszkowski will present at the 2018 Intellectual Property Law Institute two day program hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  Their presentation, “Amendment after Aqua Products:  Where Did the Burden Go?”, will focus on PTAB trends after Aqua Products and strategies to address this change in the law.  The program […]

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Jonathan H. Spadt to Present a Keynote at the 92nd ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium

Philadelphia, PA | April 2018 – This June, RP’s CEO & President Jonathan H. Spadt, will give a keynote address at the 92nd American Chemical Society’s Colloid and Surface Science Symposium. The event will take place June 10 to 13, 2018, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, located in State College, Pennsylvania.  The Symposium continues […]

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Jonathan H. Spadt to Moderate Trade Panel at the Federal Circuit Bar Association Global Series

Philadelphia, PA | April 2018 – RatnerPrestia CEO Jonathan H. Spadt will moderate a panel discussion “Trade and Cross-Sector Industry Perspectives” at the Global Series: Intellectual Property and Trade conference.  The April 19 program will be conducted at the Army and Navy Club building in Washington, DC.  The panel will discuss the current state of global trade policy from […]

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James Matthew Gould to Present at Penn State’s Innovation Forum & Cafe: Lawyers as Innovation Partners

Philadelphia, PA | April 2018 – RP’s James Matthew Gould is scheduled to speak on April 17, 2018 at Penn State’s Dickinson Law School for their inaugural “Innovation Forum & Cafe”.  The Forum is entitled “Lawyers as Innovation Partners” and is co-sponsored by Penn State’s College of Medicine and its Center for Medical Innovation. The agenda will […]

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Shareholders Rex Donnelly and John McGlynn Receive Client Choice Awards

Philadelphia, PA | February 2018 – Rex Donnelly and John McGlynn were selected as winners of the 2018 Client Choice Awards. Rex was chosen as the Delaware recipient and John as the Pennsylvania recipient for “Intellectual Property – Trademarks”. Winners were released on February 8th; both Donnelly and McGlynn have received this honor in previous […]

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Dr. Fritz Wetzel Speaks at the World Intellectual Property Forum in Dubai on January 17, 2018

Munich, Germany | January 2018 – Dr. Fritz Wetzel, RatnerPrestia shareholder, will speak at the World Intellectual Property (IP) Forum in Dubai being held from January 16-18, 2018 on a panel entitled Startups and IP.  The World IP Forum is a two-day conference featuring 150+ IP specialists sharing the latest trends, insights and strategies for […]

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Joshua Cohen Lectures About Innovation and IP at PDMA’s Annual Conference

Philadelphia, PA | November 2017 – Shareholder Joshua Cohen lectured at the Annual Conference of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) on November 15, 2017, in Chicago. Joshua presented the topic Celebrating the Coke Bottle at 100—Lessons in Driving Innovation and Differentiating Deliberately. In his TED-style talk, Joshua used case studies, including the Coke […]

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