CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lando and Anastasi, LLP (L&A) today announced that Eric P. Carnevale, Hannah R. Koyfman, Jennifer M. Heywood, Marcus E. Browne and Andrew B. Greenwell have joined the firm.
The Cambridge-based intellectual property law firm, one of the largest IP firms in New England, has continued its rapid growth. The L&A litigation, electrical and computer science, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice areas expanded to support strong business growth in 2013, and the firm is projecting 10% to 15% further growth of all of its practices in 2014.
Eric P. Carnevale is an Associate at L&A, and focuses his practice on patent, trademark, and copyright litigation and counseling. Prior to joining L&A, he was an Associate at Kenyon & Kenyon, LLP in New York. Eric is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Eric graduated from Boston University School of Law, where he was on the editorial board of the Journal of Science and Technology Law. He received a B.S. in Biology from Case Western Reserve University.
“We were fortunate to have Eric join us just as we were preparing for trial in one of our patent litigations. He has been a great addition to our litigation team,” noted Craig Smith, a litigation partner at the firm.
Hannah R. Koyfman is an Associate at L&A, and focuses her practice on patent prosecution, diligence, counseling, and litigation in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries. Prior to joining the firm, Hannah was a patent agent at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston.
Hannah graduated from Harvard Law School. She received a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from the University of California, San Francisco; she completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the MIT Whitehead Institute. Hannah received her Sc.B., with honors in Biology, from Brown University. She is the author of several scientific research articles published in leading journals.
“Hannah has added exceptional depth to our life sciences practice. Her addition to the group has helped us not only to expand the work we do for existing clients, but also to take on several new clients this year, commented Louis Myers, L&A’s senior life sciences partner.
Jennifer M. Heywood is an Associate at L&A, and focuses her practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the areas of wireless technologies and telecommunications, medical devices, electronics, software, optics, and computer architecture. Prior to joining L&A, she was an associate at Foley & Lardner in Boston and Madison, Wisconsin. Jen is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Jen graduated from Marquette University Law School, with honors. She received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Journalism and Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Marcus E. Browne is a Technology Specialist at L&A, and focuses his practice on the patent prosecution, due diligence reviews and general intellectual property counseling in the hardware, software, telecommunications and electro-mechanical industries. Marcus is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Marcus received both his M.Eng. and B.S. (summa cum laude) degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with specialization in Communications, Signals and Systems. His prior experience includes positions at ExxonMobil Research & Engineering, Marathon Petroleum Company and Pratt & Whitney. Marcus attends Suffolk University Law School, and expects to graduate in 2017.
Andrew B. Greenwell is a Technology Specialist at L&A, and focuses his practice on the patent prosecution, due diligence reviews and general intellectual property counseling in the electronics and computer technologies and Internet and software industries.
Andrew received both his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Optics from the University of Central Florida, College of Optics and Photonics/CREOL, where his doctoral research focused on computational nanophotonics, integrated and diffractive optics. He received a B.A. in Physics and Mathematics, magna cum laude and Departmental Honors, from Transylvania University. Andrew is the author of several published articles on scientific research and computing. Prior to joining L&A, he worked as a Program Manager at Microsoft Corporation and as an Application Engineer at Interactive Supercomputing.
“L&A has one of the largest and most highly skilled electrical and computer science (ECS) intellectual property teams in New England, and we are pleased to have attracted some incredible new hires this year, in Marcus, Andrew and Jen,” commented Thomas Sullivan, a partner in the ECS group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. “We had sizable growth in our ECS practice this year, and expect that trend to continue well into 2014 and beyond for the firm as a whole. We anticipate hiring associates and technology specialists to fill at least six openings across our life sciences, ECS, and chemical and materials practices in the coming year.”
About Lando & Anastasi, LLP
Lando & Anastasi, LLP specializes in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and business transactions and related litigation. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, L&A provides its extensive client base with the comprehensive protection they need to grow their business and protect their intellectual property assets. The firm has received national recognition for its practice, aggressive approach to serving clients’ needs, and culture.