LeClairRyan has rapidly grown into a preferred, full-service provider of high-end counsel to businesses of all sizes—from emerging start-ups to multinational corporations. In every matter matters we handle we strive to become our clients’ business partner and trusted advisor. Through this role, we help our clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses.
With offices in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., LeClairRyan offers clients the talent of approximately 380 attorneys in a full spectrum of practices. In addition, we can provide representation in all 50 states as we continue to expand to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients.
WilmerHale provides legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of its clients. The law firm’s leading Intellectual Property, Litigation/Controversy, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Securities, and Transactional Departments participate in some of the highest-profile legal and policy matters. With a staunch commitment to public service, the firm is renowned as a leader in pro bono representation. WilmerHale is 1,000 lawyers strong with 14 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.wilmerhale.com.
Deeply rooted in Texas and Austin, Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP is a full-service law firm for business law, estate planning, administrative law, intellectual property, and civil litigation including environmental law, product liability, commercial litigation, annexation, condemnation, voting rights, constitutional law, financial services, employment law, sexual harassment, and insurance bad-faith. The firm handles litigation matters in state and federal court throughout the state of Texas. The firm also provides representation before the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and other state regulatory agencies.
Peter joined LeClairRyan in 2014 as Senior Counsel and as a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Team. He is an accomplished corporate attorney with depth of experience in trademark law and related brand management issues and a proven ability to provide effective legal counsel to large and complex organizations.
Before joining LeClairRyan, Peter served for many years as lead in-house trademark counsel for JPMorgan Chase and its predecessor Chase Manhattan. In that role his responsibilities included:
- Advising on the use of trademarks owned by other parties
- Educating internal clients and other attorneys about trademark law and its application to the firm’s business
- Overseeing the integration of five major trademark portfolios into the current JPMorgan Chase portfolio
- Maintaining and enforcing rights in the firm’s corporate marks and product names
- Coordinating research on proposed marks
- Drafting and negotiating trademark licenses and trademark provisions in corporate transactions
Mark Matuschak is a partner in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation and Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Groups. He joined the firm in 1985.
Mr. Matuschak was a featured member of the WilmerHale IP litigation team when WilmerHale was chosen as IP Litigation Department of the Year by the American Lawyer, and has been named a “New England Super Lawyer” by Boston Magazine every year since 2004. Mr. Matuschak was selected by his peers as one of the 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America in the area of intellectual property litigation, and in 2013 and 2014 he was named a leading practitioner in patent law by IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.
Roger’s practice focuses on intellectual property (IP) and business litigation. Roger’s IP and technology practice includes preparation and prosecution of United States and international patent and trademark applications, advice and counseling, procurement and government contracting, licensing and acquisition, portfolio management, opinions, post-grant review proceedings at the Patent and Trademark Office, administrative hearings before the International Trade Commission (ITC), and litigation in state and federal courts regarding all aspects of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.