Mark H. Anania and John Maldjian Named Leading Patent Professionals

PRINCETON, NJ, July 7 – Mark H. Anania and John Maldjian, Co-Chairs of Stevens & Lee’s Intellectual Property Practice, have been recognized as leading patent professionals in New Jersey in the 2022 issue of IAM Patent 1000, an industry resource that undertakes comprehensive research to spotlight firms and individuals who are deemed as outstanding in the area of patent law.

IAM conducts exhaustive qualitative research to identify the sophistication, expertise and market presence firms and individuals hold within particular jurisdictions. Listed among the best of the patent law landscape, Mr. Anania and Mr. Maldjian were noted for their patent litigation and strategic counseling acumen.

Mr. Anania focuses on helping clients to value and defend their IP and other technology assets. His litigation experience spans federal district courts across the country, the Federal Circuit and the International Trade Commission, and his representations span various industries including medical devices, athletic goods, LED lighting, food service, consumer products and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Anania also provides strategic advice on intellectual property portfolio management, counseling and licensing.

As an authority in his field, Mr. Anania is a past President of the New Jersey IP Law Association, listed in the WTR 1000 and frequently writes and speaks on IP issues.

Mr. Maldjian is an accomplished IP and patent strategist who has helped a range of clients, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, secure, protect and optimize the value of their patents and intellectual property innovations. He assist clients within that cover a range of technology and engineering sectors, including electro-mechanical, software, telecommunications, informatics, AI and sustainable energy technology, among others.

Mr. Maldjian draws on his previous experience as an engineer to offer counsel that blends nuanced technical understanding with custom-tailored business guidance. He has spoken on various topics in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, IP due diligence and monetization.