PHILADELPHIA, PA—IP law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that Charles (Chad) F. Wieland III has joined the firm as a partner. Associate Sean M. Douglass and patent agent Jennifer A. Wilson will also join the firm to expand its patent practice.
Wieland focuses his practice on patent law. Wieland has experience in monetizing IP rights through licensing, assignment, and, when necessary, litigation. He helps clients avoid conflict with the IP rights of others using design-around recommendations and validity, infringement, and clearance/freedom-to-operate studies.
Douglass has extensive experience with intellectual property matters directed to blockchain technology, machine learning, financial technology, software, communications, medical devices, and semiconductors.
Wilson is an experienced patent agent who focuses on representing high technology clients in connection with patent prosecution in the electric and mechanical fields. She prosecutes domestic and international patent applications in a range of technologies including computer/business methods, semiconductors, computer architecture, and wireless technologies.