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Duane Morris Names Nine Attorneys to Partnership (Tyson, ’99)

Posted on 01/22/2018

Duane Morris, a law firm, issued the following news release: 

Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce that it has promoted to the firm partnership nine associates and special counsel in eight of the firm's offices. 

These newly named partners are: 

Marcus O. Colabianchi, San Francisco, Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group 

Rosa M. Ertze, New York; and Barry Steinman, Philadelphia, Corporate Practice Group 

John R. Gibson, Atlanta; Karen Kline, Boca Raton; and Christopher J. Tyson, Washington, D.C., Intellectual Property Practice Group 

Michael E. Barnicle, Chicago; Justin Fields, San Francisco; and Michael J. Shuman, Miami, Trial Practice Group 

Christopher J. Tyson practices in the area of intellectual property law. He has experience with complex intellectual property litigation in federal courts throughout the United States, from pre-filing stages through discovery, summary judgment and trial. Tyson has prepared non-infringement and invalidity opinions and assisted in defensive proceedings, including declaratory judgment actions. He has been lead or backup counsel of record in multiple post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and has prosecuted patent and trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Tyson assists clients in the acquisition of U.S. and foreign patent rights in diverse technologies. He also has experience with due diligence reviews of patents and trademarks, conducting patent and trademark searches, drafting prosecution-related opinions, and the drafting and analyzing of intellectual property licenses and agreements, including patent, trademark, software, and know-how licenses and agreements. 

Tyson is a 2010 graduate of George Mason University School of Law. He is a graduate of Old Dominion University (M.S., 2007) and the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1999). Prior to his legal career, he served for seven years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, where he managed the operation and maintenance of nuclear power plants in a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, including electrical power generation and distribution, mechanical and propulsion plant systems, and was qualified as a nuclear engineering officer. 

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