O’Sullivan Named Chair of Intellectual Property Law Group

(1/5/2023, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce that shareholder William P. O’Sullivan has been named Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Law Group.

The IP Group handles patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and other transactions involving technology and intellectual property rights, litigation, strategic portfolio development, risk analysis and mitigation, opinion drafting, and other matters involving intellectual property. Clients of the IP group come from across the globe and include large and mid-sized companies, world class educational institutions, start-ups, and individuals. The IP group has been widely recognized for its quality work, including having been ranked as a Band 1 (“Best in Field”) practice group by Chambers and Partners, an authority on global legal rankings.

O’Sullivan advises clients on intellectual property protection strategies with a particular emphasis on patents and trademarks, strategic portfolio development, risk analysis and mitigation, and related counseling. He has experience advising clients on a wide range of technologies including electrical, mechanical, optical, computer hardware, and computer software. O’Sullivan has been named a Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers for his work in Intellectual Property. He is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, and before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He received his J.D. from Rutgers Law School in Newark, and his B.E. in Electrical engineering from Maritime College in New York.

About the Firm

Sheehan Phinney is a full-service business law firm representing local, national and international clients with innovative approaches and practical solutions. Founded in 1937, Sheehan Phinney has grown to nearly 70 attorneys with five offices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is known for professional excellence, practical counsel and commitment to both its clients and the communities it serves. Sheehan Phinney is the exclusive member in New Hampshire of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of premier independent law firms. For more information, visit www.sheehan.com.

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