Blank Rome Hires Two From Conley Rose

Blank Rome Hires Two From Conley Rose


Blank Rome has hired Jonathan Harris as partner and David Wilson as of counsel in the firm’s IP and technology group in Houston, Texas. Both join from IP boutique firm Conley Rose. Harris guides large corporate technology companies in developing and managing their patent portfolios.
Wilson prepares and prosecutes patents for clients operating in various fields of the electrical and mechanical arts, including software, telecoms and semiconductors. He also focuses his practice on drafting legal opinions and representing clients in infringement and invalidity cases. In 2015, Blank Rome added 23 attorneys from IP law firm Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, and 25 IP attorneys as part of its transaction with Dickstein Shapiro in 2016.

Source: WIPR

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