Fox Rothschild’s Lindette C. Hassan Appointed Vice Chair of Montgomery County Bar Association IP Law Committee

December 19, 2011 – In The News

Lindette C. Hassan, an attorney in the Blue Bell office of Fox Rothschild LLP, was recently named vice chair of the Intellectual Property and Communications Law Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Association for 2012.

In her new leadership role, Hassan will assist in directing a group charged with addressing all issues pertaining to intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, computer law and electronic commerce and communications as well as the ever-changing telecommunications industry. The Montgomery Bar Association, a nonprofit organization of about 2,100 Montgomery County attorneys, offers nearly 55 committees and sections that provide members the opportunity for active participation, networking and personal and professional growth.

Hassan is involved with the Montgomery County Bar Association in other capacities, maintaining membership in the Diversity Committee and the Women in the Law Committee.

At Fox Rothschild, Hassan maintains a general intellectual property practice with a particular emphasis on domestic and foreign patent prosecution involving biological, chemical, and pharmaceutical inventions; federal and state trademark application preparation and prosecution; trademark availability opinions and general copyright matters. She is a former lab manager/research assistant at The Wistar Institute, a cancer research facility affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the lab of Dr. Ronan Marmorstein in the structural biology department. The Marmorstein Lab focuses its research on the structure-function relationship of macromolecules using tools of chemistry, biochemistry and X-ray crystallography. Hassan’s research focused on the structural and biochemical studies of noncatalytic chromatin regulatory proteins, such as DNA-binding proteins, histone chaperones and chromatin targeting proteins.

In addition to her work for the Montgomery County Bar Association, Hassan is a board member of Teens In Perspective, Inc. (T.I.P.), a nonprofit organization that provides leadership development programming to teen girls from low to mid-income families. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia chapter of the National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Hassan earned her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2006 and her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware in 2001.

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