Ronald L. Panitch - Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

Ronald L. Panitch

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 215-965-1330

Ronald L. Panitch is a founding partner of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel. His practice focuses on licensing and counseling in both patent and trademark matters.

Mr. Panitch has extensive experience in negotiating and designing creative settlements for issues that are difficult to resolve in contested proceedings. He is frequently asked to appear as an expert witness in contested proceedings.

From 1999 to December 2007 Mr. Panitch was a partner of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld where he served on the management committee and was the Partner in Charge of the Philadelphia Office of Akin Gump.

Prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Panitch was a founding partner of Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, P.C. He served as managing partner of the firm from its creation in 1983. Previously, he was engaged in private practice in Philadelphia. Mr. Panitch began his career in 1962 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he worked as a patent examiner while attending law school.

Mr. Panitch received his B.S.M.E. in 1962 from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, from which he received the 2001 Alumni Achievement Honor Roll Medal for "outstanding achievement in intellectual property law." He received his LL.B. in 1965 from Georgetown University, where he was associate editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. Mr. Panitch is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association; and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a former member of the advisory board of the University City Science Center in Philadelphia.

Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1965

Office Location

One Commerce Square, Suite 2200
2005 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7013
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Patent of the Philadelphia Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Law of the Philadelphia Metro Area
Ronald L. Panitch has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Ronald L. Panitch has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Patent Law
Trademark Law

Other Information

Gender: Male