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Monté T. Squire has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in its Wilmington office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Squire served as an Administrative Patent Judge and member at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia, from 2015 until 2021.
“With his deep technical background as an engineer and experience with all aspects of complex patent trial proceedings, Monté will be a valuable resource for our clients,” said Duane Morris Chairman and CEO Matthew A. Taylor. “As we continue our strategic growth trajectory, we are focused on attracting ‘marquee talent’ to Duane Morris to strengthen our practice and industry teams.”
“With his unique and dynamic background, Mont is a terrific addition to our robust patent division,” said L. Norwood (Woody) Jameson, chair of Duane Morris’ Intellectual Property Practice Group. “Bringing Monté onto our team will only enhance an already very strong team of patent litigators and lawyers skilled in the intricacies of inter partes reviews before the USPTO. We’re thrilled to be able to offer his experience and knowledge to our clients.”
“Both in terms of its approach to legal services and firm culture, Duane Morris offers a well-defined and forward-thinking strategic vision in intellectual property and patent matters as well as diversity and inclusion and talent development. This engaged, leading-edge approach fits my personal vision and my practice and governmental background very well. I am very pleased to join the talented and nationally respected group of intellectual property lawyers at Duane Morris who have a stellar reputation for handling high profile patent litigation matters and inter partes review matters. And, I am thrilled to be welcomed into the firm by Matt Taylor, Joe West and his talented team at Duane Morris,” added Squire (referring to partner and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Joseph K. West).