Joseph R. Lanser

Mr. Lanser is a partner focusing his practice in intellectual property and information technologies litigation, particularly patent and copyright infringement litigation. His litigation experience has involved a wide range of technologies and issues, including semiconductors, computer hardware and science, chemical science, medical devices, mechanical joining technologies, mechanical devices, electrical devices, food preparation products, Internet, business methods, and university ownership and fair use of faculty teaching materials. Mr. Lanser has participated in all aspects of litigation, including bench and jury trials and hearings on motions for temporary restraining order and preliminary injunctive relief, before federal district courts, federal appellate courts, including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Mr. Lanser is also registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has prepared and prosecuted numerous patents in the mechanical, business method, Internet search engine, information technology, software, electrical and chemical arts. He has counseled clients in numerous intellectual property and information technology matters, including patent preparation and prosecution, patent infringement opinion analysis, invention ownership, intellectual property licensing, federal grant funding, Internet privacy policies, domain name disputes, and employee privacy issues.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Copyright, 3) Internet Law, 4) Patent, 5) Trademark, 6) Privacy & Data Security Law, 7) Commercial Litigation, 8) Energy and Clean Technologies, 9) Clean Technology Commercialization and Protection and 10) Energy Litigation
Law School John Marshall Law School (LL.M., 2001); Kent Law School - University of Kent ( J.D., 2000)
Admitted Year 1998
Education Southern Illinois University (B.S., 1995)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.

Anthony C. DeCusatis
Anthony C. DeCusatis

Anthony C. DeCusatis is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice.He also represents and counsels utilities and nonutility energy suppliers on emerging issues created by the transition from regulation to competitive markets.

Coleen M. Meehan
Coleen M. Meehan

Coleen M. Meehan is a partner and trial lawyer in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, resident in the Philadelphia office.