Stanley D Ference III

Esquire at Ference & Associates

Stanley D Ference III practises in all aspects of IP law. His experience includes securing domestic and foreign patent, trademark and copyright rights, and he is a national leader in online brand protection and anti-counterfeiting litigation. He has been registered to practise before the USPTO since 1989.

Mr Ference represents clients in the United States and abroad in securing trademark protection. He and his team file and prosecute domestic and foreign trademark applications and currently handle more than 1,200 trademarks worldwide. His services include trademark investigation, applications and licensing protocols, as well as representing clients before the TTAB and in litigation. Since 2018, Mr Ference has secured more than $500 million in judgments on behalf of his clients in anti-counterfeiting litigation.

Mr Ference has a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent and has been recognised by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers in America, IP Stars and Super Lawyers. He has also been recognised as a Lawyer of the Year by US News & World Report and the firm has been recognised as a Best Law Firm.

Before forming the law firm of Ference & Associates, Mr Ference was associated with the IP group of Reed Smith Shaw & McClay in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s largest law firm. Before that, he was an associate with Brumbaugh, Graves, Donohue & Raymond, an IP firm in New York that subsequently merged into Baker Botts LLP.

Professional associations

  • AIPLA
  • INTA
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Firm details

Ference & Associates
409 Broad Street
Pittsburgh PA 15143
United States

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