Mark H. Anania, John Maldjian, Elliott J. Stein and Michael B. Eisenberg Named Among Leading Patent Professionals

PRINCETON, NJ, and NEW YORK, NY, June 6, 2024 – Four members of Stevens & Lee’s Intellectual Property Practice, Co-Chairs Mark H. Anania and John Maldjian and Shareholders Michael B. Eisenberg and Elliott J. Stein, have been recognized as leading patent professionals in the most recent publication 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 depth, expertise and market presence firms and individuals hold within particular jurisdictions. In New Jersey’s patent law landscape, Mr. Anania is distinguished for his regional thought leadership and litigation acumen, Mr. Maldjian for his strategic counseling on sophisticated patent portfolios, and Mr. Stein for his breadth of transactional experience. In the New York market, Mr. Eisenberg is recognized as experienced trial lawyer with a broad range of capabilities, with a particular niche for patent matters in the lighting, software and semiconductor industries.

Mr. Anania has a national IP practice helping clients value and defend their IP and other technology assets. A seasoned litigator, he has represented a range of clients across various industries and provides strategic advice on intellectual property portfolio management, counseling and licensing.

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 assists clients within a range of technology and engineering sectors and draws on his previous experience as an engineer.

Mr. Eisenberg brings a depth of strategy and understanding to intellectual property litigation matters that reach district and appellate courts. His practice spans patent, copyright, trade secret and telecommunication issues, and he routinely provides counsel on the use of Inter Partes Reviews (IPR).

Mr. Stein has more than 40 years of experience providing nuanced legal services to enterprises that develop, market and utilize intellectual property. He has assisted a wide range of businesses with a variety of transactions involving the development, marketing, acquisition, sale and licensing of copyrights, domains, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property assets.