SAN DIEGO– LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, a leading international intellectual property law firm, has announced the appointment of Mark J. Nuell as Partner in the firm’s biotechnology practice in its West Coast office located in San Diego, CA.
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch (BSKB) specializes in the life sciences industries and high technology, with an emphasis on biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, computer and electrical technologies. The firm focuses on patent procurement, portfolio management, and freedom to operate and validity/infringement counseling.
Nuell was previously a partner in the firm’s East Coast Office. His experience includes the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in biotechnology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, diagnostic reagents, therapeutic and diagnostic methods, and materials sciences.
“The relocation of one of our senior level partners to the West Coast confirms our commitment to the biotechnology business community,” Leonard Svensson, BSKB West Coast Managing Partner, said in making the announcement.
“Nuell brings years of biotechnology legal experience to our office,” Svensson said. “His intellectual property expertise will benefit our clients as they apply for and receive their patent properties.”
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Nuell earned a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and received his law degree from George Mason University School of Law.
Nuell is also recognized internationally for his intellectual property licensing expertise and has been a featured speaker on the subject worldwide. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Bar Association.
BSKB represents early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 multi-national companies. The firm was ranked fourth in 2006 by IP Today among all U.S. law firms by the number of patents granted to its clients.
BSKB has been providing a full range of intellectual property technical and legal services for over 30 years. The firm’s East Coast office is located near Washington D.C. in Falls Church, Virginia.
For more information contact Leonard R. Svensson, Managing Partner. The address is Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, 12770 High Bluff Drive, Suite 260, San Diego, California 92130, tel. (858) 792-8855, fax (858) 792-3785.
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) is a highly respected international intellectual property law firm committed to obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights for its clients. The firm has been providing a full range of intellectual property services for over 30 years.
BSKB specializes in chemistry, medical devices, biotechnology, healthcare, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, computer science and mechanical and electrical technologies, as well as in obtaining and enforcing domestic and international trademark and copyright protection for clients.
BSKB attorneys and technical specialists are highly skilled and experienced in identifying, analyzing and solving legal, regulatory and market issues. They recognize the value of intellectual property in the international marketplace and the impact of intellectual property on a client’s business.
The firm regularly conducts seminars for various groups, intellectual property associations and corporations, and their attorneys are often invited to speak on current intellectual property topics.
Founded in 1976, the firm’s practice is focused on intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets, computer law and other matters involving science and technology. www.bskb.com