Lando & Anastasi, LLP Welcomes New IP Practitioners

  • March 24, 2022

Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) is pleased to announce that Andrea B. Reed and M. Ari Behar have joined the firm.

Andrea Reed joins L&A’s litigation team as Of Counsel. She is a seasoned litigator, with more than 10 years of experience representing clients in patent infringement, trademark infringement, and other complex intellectual property litigations. Andrea’s practice includes both trial and appellate litigation, with several of her cases being affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Andrea also advises on IP agreement enforceability, breach, and risk analysis. Prior to joining L&A, Andrea practiced at an international law firm in Boston and served as in-house counsel for a publicly traded software company. She holds a J.D., and a B.S. in Plastics Engineering, worked in the bioabsorbable medical device industry before beginning her legal career, and brings significant polymer materials science and manufacturing experience to her legal practice.

“Andrea is a strong addition to our litigation team,” said Craig Smith, the head of L&A’s litigation group. “Andrea’s impressive litigation background will help us to manage complex IP litigations and post-grant reviews for our clients.”

M. Ari Behar joins the firm as an Associate in the Electronics and Computer Technology & Software groups. Ari has broad technical experience in computer networking, data storage, security, mobile interfaces, image and video compression, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing. Ari is experienced in all facets of patent prosecution and brings deep technical knowledge in computer-related fields to his work advising clients on a range of intellectual property issues including patentability, freedom to operate, and infringement matters. Prior to joining L&A, Ari was an associate at another Massachusetts law firm. He earned his Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Intellectual Property from Boston University School of Law, and he received an A.B. degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.

“We are thrilled to have Ari working with us,” commented Tom Sullivan, a Co-Managing Partner of the firm. “His technical background and deep understanding of our clients’ underlying technologies make him an invaluable addition to our Electronics and Computer Technology & Software groups, and his skills will benefit our clients across the board.”

About Lando & Anastasi, LLP

Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) partners with clients to protect their innovations through effective intellectual property strategies related to patent, trademark and copyright procurement, licensing and associated transactions, counseling, trade secrets, and litigation. This partnership complements an emphasis on creative and strategic solutions guided by a solid understanding of each client’s business imperatives. Well versed in a wide range of industries including life sciences, software, cleantech, medical devices, chemical and electrical engineering, L&A attorneys counsel clients ranging from individuals to early-stage and venture-backed start-ups to small and large national and global corporations.

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