Leech Tishman Elects New Partner

Intellectual Property Attorney Katherine M. Bond Elected as New Partner

PASADENA, CA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the election of Katherine M. Bond as a new partner of the firm.

Katherine M. Bond practices in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Leech Tishman’s Los Angeles office. Katherine focuses her practice in all areas of intellectual property, corporate law and regulatory compliance. She has a wealth of experience in representing entrepreneurs and established companies across a wide range of industries, assisting them with corporate formation and compliance, protection and patent rights, business transactions, and licensing and regulatory law.

Katherine has prepared and prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications in a variety of areas, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and consumer products. Katherine represents and counsels clients in domestic and international trademark prosecution, as well as, opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and infringement cases in federal court. Additionally, Katherine has extensive experience handling Internet issues, including disputes involving domain names, website content and key word advertising and resolving these disputes expeditiously through the UDRP process.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Katherine was an attorney with Sheldon Mak & Anderson, a California-based full-service intellectual property law firm. Katherine has experience serving as in-house counsel to a nutraceutical company. Her business acumen also consists of more than six years as a professional in the pharmaceutical industry.

“We are really pleased that Katherine has joined our partnership,” stated Jeffrey G. Sheldon, Chair of Leech Tishman’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. “I have worked alongside Katherine for a number of years and continue to be impressed by the quality of her legal work and her professionalism in serving clients. She will be a wonderful asset to our partnership team.”

Leech Tishman is a firm dedicated to providing full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their businesses with skilled legal counsel to find solutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefit consulting, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.