Intellectual Property (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Mr. Black, co-chair of Dechert's intellectual property group, focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and software litigation. He has handled patent cases concerning technologies as diverse as molecular genetics, electronic games, mobile computers, septic systems, and chip technology. He also helps clients monetize their patent portfolios and advises on complex matters at the interface of antitrust and intellectual property law.
Professional Memberships: Member, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars; admitted to practice before numerous federal courts
Personal: University of Pennsylvania (B.S.E., 1985, cum laude, Benjamin Franklin Scholar);
University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1988, cum laude)