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Press Release Submitted by Ference

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Ference & Associates, a leading Intellectual Property law firm based in Pittsburgh, PA, announced that Managing Partner, Stanley D. Ference III was ranked in the 2021 edition of Chambers and Partners USA Guide, a prestigious annual listing of leading law firms and attorneys.  This marks Mr. Ference’s second year of recognition by Chambers and Partners as a leading practitioner in Intellectual Property Law.

“It is an honor to be recognized with other seasoned intellectual property lawyers,” said Stanley Ference. “Our firm was well-poised to leverage technology and anticipate IP legal needs as eCommerce activity grew dramatically in 2020.  We are proud to be known for our ability to deliver the results and high levels of service our clients have come to expect.”

The 2021 recognition marked a notable year for Ference & Associates, as the firm surpassed the milestone of $800 million in total judgments awarded on behalf of firm clients in online counterfeiting litigation. In addition to driving this industry-leading litigation, Stanley Ference and the Ference team continues to provide strategic guidance to corporations around the country on complex patent portfolios.

About Ference & Associates

For more than 20 years, Ference has been protecting clients’ IP globally.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ference provides a full range of IP, copyright, patent and trademark legal services to clients in tech-intensive industries including software, electronics, biotech, and entertainment.  To learn more about the firm, please visit, and to learn more about Ference’s online counterfeiting practice visit