Ralph G. FischerBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PCPatent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret, Litigation
Ralph G. Fischer has experience in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law including litigation, patent solicitation, licensing, trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings, International Trade Commission investigations, registration of trademarks and copyrights with the United States Customs Service and related exclusion proceedings.
Ralph practices in the fields of patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law. His work involves a wide range of technical subjects including mechanical, electrical, electronic, e-commerce, biotech, chemical, metallurgical and computer fields. Ralph has obtained and litigated patents on a variety of products including computers, communication systems, business methods, medical devices, devices and systems used in the minerals industry, kilns, safety products, office furniture, window coverings, luggage, toys and other consumer products.
Ralph was honored by his peers and selected for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list each year since 2013, and has also been selected as an “”Associate to Watch”” by Chambers USA.
Inventors, authors, programmers and business managers have sought Ralph’s counsel in negotiating and drafting licenses as well as obtaining patents for them. Inventors have also sought Ralph’s counsel in negotiating various contracts related to the development of certain consumer products, masonry products, construction products and application software.
Ralph has also handled all types of trademark disputes. He has successfully registered logos, and other trademarks and service marks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ralph also has experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings.