Pruetz Law Group Joins Glaser Weil
23 Nov, 2011
Intellectual Property Firm Pruetz Law Group Joins Glaser Weil
Top litigators Adrian Pruetz and Erica Pruetz and four associates expand Glaser Weil’s IP practice
Los Angeles – Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro, LLP announced that Pruetz Law Group LLP, a prominent six-attorney intellectual property law firm, has joined the Firm. Adrian Pruetz, founder of Pruetz Law Group LLP, is one of the country’s leading intellectual property and business litigators and has tried cases on behalf of many well-known clients, such as Nike, Roche, Mattel, Harley-Davidson, and more. Co-founder and partner, Erica Pruetz, has litigated matters for Abbott Laboratories, K-Swiss, Red Bull, and more. Four associates, Lauren Gibbs, Charles Koole, Avraham Schwartz and Jessica Wood, will augment the IP litigation group.
“We could not be more excited about welcoming this outstanding intellectual property litigation practice group,” said Peter Weil, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “The addition of Adrian and Erica will immediately enable us to attract and provide legal services to an even broader range of clients and matters.”
“I am thrilled that Adrian and Erica are joining forces with us,” added Litigation Department Chair and Founding Partner, Patricia Glaser. “They are among the country’s finest intellectual property litigators and the addition of their practice to ours further expands the reach and capabilities of the Firm.”
Adrian Pruetz commented, “We are very excited to be joining the outstanding lawyers of Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro and look forward to growing our IP litigation practice at this premier firm.”
With more than 30 years of experience, Adrian Pruetz’ litigation practice is focused primarily on patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, and trade secret cases. She has first-chaired numerous jury trials, bench trials and commercial arbitrations and argued many appeals. She is a recent recipient of the prestigious Vanguard Award from the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar.
Erica Pruetz focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, entertainment and business disputes, drafting and negotiating intellectual property and entertainment agreements, and trademark and copyright prosecution.