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Burns & Levinson Continues Expansion of Intellectual Property Practice

July 29, 2019

BOSTON, July 29, 2019 –Burns & Levinson announced today that veteran patent Paul A. Pysher has joined the firm as partners in its Intellectual Property Group. Pysher, a highly-regarded patent prosecutor, was previously a partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart.  “We are thrilled to add the extraordinary talent of Paul to our world-class IP team,” said David P. Rosenblatt, managing partner at Burns & Levinson. “Our IP group has been expanding rapidly over the past few years and we are always looking for outstanding lateral hires to help us meet the increasing demand for our client-focused and results-oriented services. This accomplished attorney will be a valuable resource for our clients and our firm.” Pysher has more than 20 years of experience in patent prosecution. He focuses his practice on prosecution, diligence and opinion work in a wide variety of technologies including electronic circuits, computer hardware and software, network architecture, and medical devices. He has also acted as lead counsel in several inter partes review proceedings. Prior to Choate, Hall & Stewart, Pysher was a principal at Fish & Richardson. Prior to his legal career, Pysher spent several years at General Dynamics Space Systems Division, where he designed electrical interfaces for the Atlas rocket. He received his J.D, with an intellectual property concentration with honors, from Boston University School of Law in 1994 and his B.S., Eta Kappa Nu, in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1989. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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