PHILADELPHIA, PA—Intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher L. North, Ph.D. joined the firm as counsel. Utilizing his extensive scientific background, North will focus his practice on litigation (in district court and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board) as well as opinions, counseling, and prosecution matters.
North has experience in patent drafting and prosecution and in all phases of preparing and prosecuting international patent applications. He has served as counsel in numerous interference and inter-partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. From revolutionary farm products to RNAi technology to medical devices, North has applied his science background to successfully secure patents for a variety of important and Nobel Prize-winning scientific endeavors.