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  • Lerner David Named Top IP Litigation Firm in New Jersey

    On April 27, 2017, the New Jersey Law Journal announced that Lerner David had been selected as the top intellectual property litigation practice in New Jersey. The competition was decided based on submissions discussing litigation results during the year 2016. Firms were asked to submit up to seven successful trial and appellate victories, as well as an essay describing what makes the firm stand out in its chosen specialty. View

  • Hwang Presents at the NJ Women Lawyers Association on 'Getting Out of Your Own Way - Developing a Strategy to Eliminate Self-Sabotage'

    The panel discussion focused on overcoming the self-sabotage that can stagnate your career advancement and satisfaction. The panel also discussed the most common self-defeating behaviors, shared their experiences on overcoming these obstacles, and offer tips to develop a strategic plan to achieve career enhancement.View

  • Lerner David Sponsors 11th Annual ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference on April 24-26, 2017

    Lerner David is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the American Conference Institute’s 11th annual Paragraph IV Disputes conference. This conference, held every Spring, brings together “the who’s who of Hatch-Waxman litigators, industry decision makers and stakeholders, as well as Judges — now from two different forums — and government representatives.” View

  • Lerner David Achieves Top 20 Ranking on Juristat’s “Top 100 Patent Firms” List

    In its 2017 ranking, Lerner David catapults to no. 19, ascending from its no. 38 ranking the year prior. According to Juristat, it is the only ranking of U.S. law firms based on objective measurements of firm performance. Its analysis is based on a weighted average of the following four key metrics, including total number of applications filed, allowance rate, average number of office actions before allowance, and average time to allowance. The average number of office actions to allowance considered those applications disposed between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, and the number of applications filed was based on that same time period. View

  • Tedd Van Buskirk Named as Acritas Star in Inaugural Report

    Tedd Van Buskirk was recognized as a Star Lawyer in the inaugural Acritas Stars Database and Report. Acritas, the leading research firm behind the Law Firm Brand Index, created the Acritas Stars Database and Report based on the results of an 18-month long survey of nearly 4,000 general counsel and other senior leaders at legal departments around the world. View

  • Lerner David Named a Top Patent Firm in TC 1700

    Lerner David has been ranked among top 10 firms with the highest allowance rate in Technology Center 1700 by Juristat. Technology Center 1700 handles chemical and materials engineering related inventions covering diverse technologies such as organic chemistry, metallurgy, coatings, polymers, glass, plastics, catalyst, fuel cells, batteries, solar cells, electrochemistry, petroleum processing, analytical chemistry, food and radiation imagery. Juristat based its research on the firms that have disposed of at least 500 applications in TC 1700 in the 10-year period between 2006 and 2015. Congratulations to our Chemical Practice group!View

  • Lerner David Ranked by IAM Patent 1000 — The World's Leading Patent Professionals

    Lerner, David is pleased to announce that the firm has again been recognized by IAM Patent 1000 as a world leading patent firm. In addition, six of its attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field of patent litigation and patent prosecution: Joseph Littenberg, William Mentlik, Bruce Sales, Roy Wepner, Keith Gilman and Sidney David.View

  • Capati Awarded “Patent Counseling Lawyer of the Year” by Lawyer Monthly Magazine for the 2016 Women in Law Awards

    April M. Capati, of counsel, was recently selected by her peers to receive the “Patent Counseling Lawyer Of The Year” award issued by Lawyer Monthly magazine for the 2016 Women in Law Awards. This award is based on April’s “outstanding legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of Patent Counselling.”View

  • Van Buskirk presents at 10th Annual ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference

    Lerner David partner Tedd Van Buskirk presented at the 10th anniversary edition of the American Conference Institute’s Paragraph IV Disputes conference on a first-ever PTAB moot court session entitled, “Parallel Proceedings Moot Court: District Court and PTAB Mock Pharmaceutical Patent Invalidity Hearing.” View

  • Cockings Presents "Protecting Ownership of IP and Inventions Created by Employees and Consultants"

    The presentation provided an overview of the different types of intellectual property protection available to employers and steps employers may take to protect its intellectual property.View

  • NJ Women Lawyers Association Member Spotlight: Natalie Richer

    As an Intellectual Property lawyer who works with many electronics and software companies, I am used to being the only woman in the room. Even back in my undergraduate electrical engineering classes, it was the same dynamicView

  • Lerner David Welcomes New Partner Tedd Van Buskirk

    Tedd W. Van Buskirk has joined the intellectual property law firm of Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik LLP as a partner. Van Buskirk enhances Lerner David’s existing strength representing clients in life sciences sector.View

  • Lerner David Named Winner of Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year

    Published since 1878, the New Jersey Law Journal is New Jersey’s premier legal periodical, and the winners of its Litigation Department of the Year award are selected by its senior editors and reporters. View

  • Natalie Richer recognized as a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal

    This is an award given to a select number of lawyers who have built accomplished careers and established themselves as leaders within their firms, organizations, and the larger legal community before reaching the age of 40. View

  • Chambers USA Ranks Lerner David Top New Jersey IP Firm

    Lerner, David is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized again as a Band 1 top intellectual property law firm in New Jersey by Chambers USA. In addition, not only did Lerner David take the top position, but five of its attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field of intellectual property: Joseph S. Littenberg, William L. Mentlik, Bruce H. Sales, Charles P. Kennedy, and Stephen F. Roth.View

  • Lerner David Receives Top Honors in New Jersey For Intellectual Property Litigation

    In June 2015, Lerner David received an award given by the New Jersey Law Journal as the top intellectual property litigation practice in New Jersey, based on its record of success during the years 2013 and 2014. In a competition in which Lerner David competed against IP litigation departments in full service law firms, the editors of the Journal said, “Lerner David Does One Thing, And Does It Well.” This is a link to the full Law Journal article about our firm’s record of success in IP litigation:View

  • David quoted in NJ Law Journal Article About Impact of Alice

    In the article “Kayak.com Suit Sheds Light on Emerging IP,” published in the New Jersey Law Journal on April, 30, 2015, partner and litigator Jonathan David was tapped for his expertise regarding the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 ruling in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International.View

  • IAM Patent 1000 — The World's Leading Patent Professionals — Ranks Lerner David

    Lerner, David is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by IAM Patent 1000 as a world leading patent firm. In addition, six of its attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field of patent litigation and patent prosecution: Joseph Littenberg, William Mentlik, Bruce Sales, Roy Wepner, Sid David and Shawn Foley.View

  • Lerner David Recognized by World Trademark Review — The World's Leading 1000 Trademark Professionals

    Lerner, David is pleased to announce that the firm has been recommended byWorld Trademark Review ("WTR") as a world leading trademark firm. In addition, two of its attorneys were recognized as Top 1000 leaders in their field of trademarks: Bruce Sales and Gregg Paradise.View

  • Lerner David Represented at INTA's 2015 Annual Meeting

    We are pleased to inform you that Lerner David will be attending the International Trademark Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from May 2nd thru May 6th, 2015.View

  • Roth Speaks on Exploring Career Options in Intellectual Property: Patent, Copyright, and Trademark

    On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Partner Stephen Roth gave a speech at the 2015 Intellectual Property Law Society Symposium. Mr. Roth's presentation focused on Exploring Career Options in Intellectual Property: Patent, Copyright, and Trademark. The event was held at the Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Newark, NJ. View

  • Richer Presents on "Winning the Fight Against Counterfeiting and Parallel Imports" at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn

    Natalie Richer presented at a special CLE event for the NYCLA at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, NY. She warmed up a group of fans before a Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game by sharing her expertise on combatting counterfeiting and gray market goods. View

  • Gilman Gives Presentation on Post-Grant Proceedings at the International Patent Forum in London

    At the invitation of trusted Swedish associate Valea AB, Keith Gilman joined a distinguished array of attorneys from around the world at the International Patent Forum in London, operated by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). Mr. Gilman presented on post-grant proceedings in the United States with comparison to EPO oppositions, followed by a panel discussion on the topic. In addition to drawing top practitioners from around the world, the event welcomed a keynote address from Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister of Intellectual Property in the United Kingdom.View

  • Lerner David Welcomes New Partner Keith McWha

    Keith McWha has joined the intellectual property law firm of Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP as partner. The addition reinforces Lerner David's pharmaceutical and transactional practices.View

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