March 4, 2014
Cambridge, MA – Lando and Anastasi, LLP (L&A) recently announced the election of Nicole A. Palmer as a partner of the firm. The Cambridge-based intellectual property law firm is one of the largest IP firms in New England and is projecting 10% to 15% growth this year, including a planned office expansion.
“Nicole has a broad understanding of IP law and strategy,” commented Peter Lando, a founding partner of L&A. “She is an expert in the rules of practice, as well as in IP portfolio planning, structure and implementation for companies of all sizes.” Sarah Gates, a partner and a member of the firm’s Management Committee noted, “We are excited to welcome Nicole to the partnership, as she has been instrumental in helping to develop many areas of our firm and its practices over the years.”
Ms. Palmer was previously an associate at L&A and joined the firm’s Chemical and Materials group in 2005. She has extensive experience in strategic patent portfolio development and management, and has represented early-stage and multinational companies in diligence, transactional, and prosecution matters. Nicole has also written and lectured on product lifecycle management, small business innovation research and related grants, and many aspects of patent reform legislation.
Gary C. Ganzi, Esq., Senior Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property at L&A client Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (formerly Siemens Water Technologies LLC) commented, “Nicole has provided outstanding counsel in developing Evoqua Water Technologies’ IP strategy and in implementation of protections for our portfolio. As our organization moves to a new growth regime, we look forward to continuing our work with Nicole and the entire L&A team.” Nicole represents clients in the energy, specialty materials, consumer products, and medical device sectors.
Nicole graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Lando & Anastasi, LLP specializes in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and business transactions and related litigation. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, L&A provides its extensive client base with the comprehensive protection they need to grow their business and protect their intellectual property assets. The firm has received national recognition for its practice, aggressive approach to serving clients’ needs, and culture.