BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2016) - Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP announced today that Paul A. Pysher has joined the firm as a partner in its Intellectual Property (IP) Group. Pysher has over 20 years of experience in patent prosecution. He was previously a principal in the Boston office of Fish & Richardson.

Pysher will join a team of nearly 40 IP attorneys, patent agents, and staff scientists at Choate, where he will focus his practice on prosecution, diligence, and opinion work in a wide variety of technologies including electronic circuits, computer hardware and software, network architecture, and medical devices. Before becoming a lawyer, Pysher spent several years at General Dynamics Space Systems Division, where he designed electrical interfaces for the Atlas rocket.

"We are excited to have Paul join our world class Intellectual Property Group. His vast experience in patenting electrical technologies will be a valuable asset to our diverse technology clients," said Charles Cheever, co-managing partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP. "We are always looking to hire market leading talent in our core practice areas, and Paul is a great addition to our IP team."

Pysher received his J.D with an intellectual property concentration with honors, from Boston University School of Law in 1994 and his B.S., Eta Kappa Nu, in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1989. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms, is consistently recognized for excellence by leading third parties, including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, World's Leading Lawyers, International Who's Who of Lawyers and Expert Guides. With all of its lawyers under one roof, Choate focuses on a core group of areas where it represents clients across the United States and internationally and provides exceptional efficiency, service and value. Choate's areas of focus include intellectual property, IP litigation, complex commercial litigation, corporate/M&A, private equity, business & technology, government enforcement & compliance, finance & restructuring, insurance/reinsurance, and wealth management.

Contact Information:


David Egan
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
(617) 248-5247


Amy Blumenthal
Blumenthal & Associates
(617) 879-1511