Who We Are: Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty who teach subjects related to innovation include:

Rodney Akers, Esq. (telecommunications law).

Lynn Alstadt, Esq., sharedholder with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney (patent law).

C. Allen Black, Esq. (biotechnology law).

Christian Ehret, Esq., senior associate with the Webb Law Firm (patent law).

Elliot Dater, Esq., partner with Schnader, Harrison, Lewis & Segal (law and entrepreneurship).

Ralph Fischer, Esq., counsel with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney (patent law).

Adam Kelson, Esq., partner with Saul Ewing (understanding the legal services marketplace).

John McIlvaine, Esq., shareholder with the Webb Law Firm (patent law).

Matthew Pritchard, Esq., founder, Surge IP LLC (trademark law).

Stephanie Sciullo, Esq., Mine Safety Appliances (in-house law practice).

Marcy Smorey-Geiger, Esq. (in-house law practice)

Peter Watt-Morse, Esq., partner with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (IP licensing).

The IPI is grateful for substantial volunteer support from practicing attorneys including:

Eric Davis, Esq., partner with Elliott & Davis.

Michael Lazzara, Esq., partner with K&L Gates.

David Lehman, Esq., partner with K&L Gates.

David Oberdick, Esq., Of Counsel with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott.

Richard Rinaldo, Esq., Of Counsel with Williams & Coulson.