Leech Tishman Welcomes Kenneth D’Alessandro

New Partner Joins Intellectual Property Practice Group

PITTSBURGH, PALeech Tishman recently welcomed Kenneth D’Alessandro to its Pittsburgh office. Ken has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Ken has over 30 years of experience in obtaining and enforcing electrical, computer science, materials science and medical technology patents. Ken’s experience includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparing, prosecuting, and litigating patents, patent validity and infringement opinions, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, as well as related licensing and transactions.

Ken’s technical expertise includes analog and digital integrated circuits, semiconductor structures and fabrication processes, gaming and entertainment devices, systems and methods, antennas and other RF technologies, communication systems, MIDI systems, materials processing, medical instruments and systems, and neural networks. He is a named inventor on several patents. Ken also managed his own company that designed multimedia control systems, and worked as an electronics engineer and audio engineer prior to his legal career.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Ken was an attorney at The Webb Law Firm. His career has also included founding and managing his own intellectual property firms for almost 20 years, and serving as the head of the Patent Practice Group at a large Southwest regional law firm in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and California. At the beginning of his career, Ken completed a clerkship with The Honorable Giles S. Rich of the U.S. Court of Customs & Patent Appeals.

“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to welcome Ken to our growing Intellectual Property Practice Group,” stated Pete Fuscaldo, Managing Partner of Leech Tishman. “His depth of experience, particularly in the manufacturing area, will be of great benefit to our clients and lawyer 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, corporate & organizational investigations, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.