Founded in 1969, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik is a Westfield-based IP boutique. Bruce Sales practices a wide range of intellectual property law, assisting clients in IP portfolio strategy, due diligence investigations and oppositions, patent procurement and licensing, among others. He recently successfully coordinated the protection of client designs in development of an enforcement strategy in Europe. Other stars include IP litigator Charles Kennedy, and Joseph Littenberg, who focuses his practice on IP litigation and licensing. One peer praises the firm for its litigation experience: "They have a history of representing companies on a first-chair basis. That is pretty much all they do," adding "They do a lot of opinion work and litigation in the generic pharma space."