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Stanley  Ference

Stanley Ference

Ference & Associates LLC

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Stanley D. Ference III, the principal of Ference & Associates, has an extensive background in intellectual property law. He advises clients on all aspects of patent, trademark, and copyright law. Mr. Ference’s practice includes litigation for both plaintiff and defendant, patent prosecution for computer related technology, trademark prosecution and oppositions. Mr. Ference has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and has served as an expert witness. He is an E-Discovery Special Master for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ference has a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent®.

Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
New Jersey
New York
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

J.D., The Dickinson School of Law
Disability Law Clinic; Judicial Law Clerk

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Union College,
Delphic Honor Society; Senior Class Vice President

University of Bath, Bath, England, Union College Term Abroad

Professional Associations & Memberships:
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association

Past Employment:
Ference & Associates, 1998-Present

Oppedahl & Larson, Yorktown Heights, New York, Partner, 1997

Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Associate, 1993-1997

Brumbaugh, Graves, Donohue & Raymond (Baker & Botts, LLP), ?New York, New York, Associate, 1989-1993; Summer Associate, 1988

Disability Law Clinic, The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania?
Certified Legal Intern, 1988-1989

The Honorable John R. Walker, Court of Common Pleas of Franklin and Fulton Counties, 39th Judicial District, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Law Clerk, 1987-1988

United States Department of Justice, Office of Information and Privacy, Office of ?Legal Policy, Washington, District of Columbia, Summer Law Intern, 1987

Stanley Ference is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, New York, NY

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