Stanley D. Ference III and the law firm of Ference & Associates have been awarded “Most Outstanding Patent & Trademark Attorneys 2018 – Pennsylvania” by Acquisition International. The recipients of this award are handpicked based on their comprehensive analysis and research done by Acquisition International. Their mission is to recognize companies that are leaders in innovating, growing and improving their business.
Stanley D. Ference III, the principal of Ference & Associates, has an extensive background in intellectual property law, and 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, and has a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent®.
Ference & Associates is a leading intellectual property boutique law firm located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, offering a full range of legal services relating to patents, trademarks and copyrights. The firm has deep experience in science and engineering, and prepares and prosecutes patents, trademarks and copyrights across a broad array of technical areas including: biology, computer hardware and software, chemical electronics, electronics, electro-mechanical and mechanical. Ference & Associates has a strong international practice in both patents and trademarks, and has an established network of foreign agents.