Burr & Forman Adds South Florida Counsel to Boost Cybersecurity and IP Practice Group

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 14, 2017 - Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Fort Lauderdale-based counsel Jeff Kamenetsky to the firm's Cybersecurity and Intellectual Property practice group. A registered patent attorney, Kamenetsky brings experience in helping businesses protect some of their most valuable assets, whether it be from cyber incidents or to proactively build an IP portfolio.

"With cybersecurity a top priority for many businesses, Jeff's substantial experience and credentials support our ability to provide sound counsel to our clients in this ever-changing and emerging area of the law," said Laurence "Larry" S. Litow, managing partner of Burr & Forman's Fort Lauderdale office. "His ability to effectively serve clients from our South Florida office also supports our goals to grow across the state. Jeff's dedication to client service complements our values, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team."

Kamenetsky counsels clients on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, as well as trademarks, copyrights and litigation. He counsels businesses on comprehensive IP portfolio development and management; post grant proceedings; invalidity and non-infringement studies; preparation of license agreements related to patents, trademarks and copyrights; and handles trademark oppositions and intellectual property disputes. He also counsels his clients on the prosecution of U.S. trademark applications and works closely with foreign counsel to coordinate the filing and prosecution of foreign trademark applications.

Kamenetsky represents clients in all aspects of patent prosecution for various complex technologies, including cloud computing, computer networking, e-commerce, internet, telecommunications and database applications, as well as mechanical-based inventions, medical devices and software.

Recognized by his peers for his commitment to client service and legal excellence, Kamenetsky has been honored among the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Managing Intellectual Property magazine, to name a few, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is past president of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida, and he is an active member of The Florida Bar and the International Trademark Association.

Kamenetsky earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, his master's degree from Hofstra University and his law degree from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Kamenetsky served as an electrical engineer for the United States Air Force.

For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.


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