April 16, 2013 // Franchising.com // INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP announces that Anthony E. Dowell and Brian P. Lynch have joined the firm’s Indianapolis office.
Dowell is of counsel and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation practice groups. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has litigated complex commercial cases throughout the United States. Dowell focuses on patent litigation and licensing and has also tried other types of intellectual property and complex commercial litigation cases. He has successfully litigated intellectual property disputes in diverse areas, including contact lenses, asphalt plants, sunglasses, papermaking machinery, furniture, home decorations, gaming devices, maps and steam heating systems. Dowell received his B.S. in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Purdue University and earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Lynch, a registered patent agent, has worked with Dowell on patent litigation and prosecution matters since 2007. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Colorado College and his doctorate in chemistry from Purdue University.
Dowell and Lynch join an already robust intellectual property practice at Taft. The firm’s Intellectual Property group now includes 25 professionals, including eight registered patent attorneys and two patent agents, who cover a full range of engineering and scientific disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, chemical, computer software and biological/life sciences. Taft’s IP attorneys also provide advice on trademark prosecution and litigation, anti-counterfeiting programs and strategies, licensing, trade secret issues and global portfolio management.
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 330 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.