Banner & Witcoff Welcomes Of Counsel to Washington, D.C.

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., a national intellectual property law firm that procures, enforces and litigates intellectual property rights throughout the world, welcomes Blair A. Silver as an Of Counsel attorney in its Washington, D.C. office to bolster its appellate, Patent Trial and Appeal Board and general litigation practices.

Blair A. Silver brings more than a decade of legal experience in complex, high-tech intellectual property disputes and related appellate matters, having practiced before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, federal district courts, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and International Trade Commission.

Prior to joining Banner & Witcoff, Mr. Silver practiced IP and appellate litigation at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as well as at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Silver also served as a law clerk for Judge Alan D. Lourie on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2008, and his B.S., magna cum laude, in electrical engineering from Tufts University in 2005, where he is a member of both Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.

About Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
A national intellectual property law firm with more than 100 attorneys and nearly 100 years of practice, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., provides legal counsel and representation to the world’s most innovative companies. Our attorneys are known for having the breadth of experience and insight needed to handle complex patent applications as well as handle and resolve difficult disputes and business challenges for clients across all industries and geographic boundaries. For more information, please visit

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Posted: October 18, 2018

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