Michael D. Lazzara Elected Partner

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH, PA- Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is pleased to announce the election of its newest partner, Michael D. Lazzara.  Mr. Lazzara is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Mr. Lazzara focuses his practice on all phases of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He handles such matters as preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark and copyright applications, portfolio development, patentability opinions, patent infringement and validity studies, trademark clearance opinions, and general intellectual property counseling. He has also handled intellectual property due diligence for corporate transactions and has experience preparing license agreements, nondisclosure agreements, joint development agreements, and other intellectual property related agreements.

He has prepared and prosecuted several hundred United States and international patent and trademark applications. His patent practice covers a wide array of technologies including software, telecommunications, information technology systems, Internet-based services and applications, financial data processing, financial products, robotic devices, fluid systems for heavy machinery, color analysis software, video games, disease management software, and medical devices. Mr. Lazzara is a frequent speaker on various patent, trademark, and copyright topics.

“We are very pleased to have a lawyer with the technical background and legal capability of Mike Lazzara join our firm as a Partner,” said Bill Pietragallo.

Prior to joining the law firm, Mr. Lazzara was a partner at a prominent international law firm for 15 years. Before that, he was a graduate of General Electric’s Technical Leadership Program of General Electric’s locomotive business. He received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and his B.S.E.E., magna cum laude, from Gannon University.

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