Ballard Spahr To Add 6 IP Attys As Leopold Petrich Closes

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 9:32 PM EDT) -- Ballard Spahr LLP is beefing up its media and entertainment presence on the West Coast by hiring six Leopold Petrich & Smith PC copyright and trademark attorneys with experience representing high-profile clients like Stephen King and film projects like "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," in the wake of the Hollywood heavyweight's closure.

In August, Leopold Petrich will close up shop after more than half a century of business in Century City and will join Ballard Spahr's Los Angeles office, where six of the firm's attorneys will continue to represent and advise their clients through copyright, trademark and infringement cases, name partner Louis Petrich...

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