Ference & Associates



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Ference & Associates is a Pittsburgh-based IP boutique equipped to handle IP prosecution, registration, litigation, post-grant proceedings and strategic counseling in the patent, trademark and copyright areas.

Name partner and founder Stanley D Ference III is a key member of the practice, and a highly regarded patent attorney. His practice focuses on all aspects of patent law, as well as trademark and copyright matters.

Recent clients of the firm include IBM, Lenovo and The Walt Disney Company.


This year the firm was active for IBM and Lenovo in patent prosecution.

In the post-grant arena, the firm represented Universal Display Corporation in a patent interference before the USPTO related to organic LED technology.