For Immediate Release
Keyack brings over two decades of experience in intellectual property law to the firm. He has represented the European Patent Office (EPO) as the first Attaché to the United States, a role that advocates for European patents and acts as a liaison with U.S. based applicants to the EPO. Keyack has also been a partner at a Philadelphia-based law firm while being involved with the American Intellectual Property Association and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. He also had a patent and intellectual property practice through his own firm and has spoken extensively on a wide range of intellectual property topics in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and more. Additionally, Keyack has experience with patent and trademark prosecution, intellectual property litigation, as well as licensing, finance and acquisitions.
“After working in six countries, it’s nice to land in my home state and have an opportunity to practice with a well-regarded group within one of Pennsylvania’s top firms,” said Keyack.
“We are elated to have Albert join our intellectual property team,” said Salvatore Anastasi, partner and chair of Barley Snyder’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. “Albert is a seasoned IP attorney and his impressive experience in large markets throughout the globe will be a valuable resource for our firm and our clients.”
Keyack graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and obtained his law degree from Rutgers Law School.
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