Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. announced the opening of its Rochester office, located in the Harro East Building, at 400 Andrews Street, Rochester, New York, with a reception held on July 11, 2007.  Alana M. Fuierer, Esq., an experienced intellectual property litigator and patent attorney will be the resident attorney in the Rochester office, coordinating the firm’™s team of attorneys with Western New York affiliations, including Brett M. Hutton, Victor A. Cardona, John W. Boger, Lee A. Palmateer, and Charles E. Bell.

The firm’s managing partner, Jeff Rothenberg, stated “Western New York is home to many successful and innovative companies and research – oriented universities.  With our singular focus on intellectual property, our firm is specially qualified to help clients maximize the benefits of their ingenuity.  We are very excited to be opening an office in Rochester which will enhance our ability to assist clients, throughout New York State, develop their intellectual property strategies and portfolios.”

The progress Western New York companies have made in renewable energy, medical devices, health sciences, and other developing technologies, will be served by the firm’s teams of attorneys in industry specific practice groups, including Energy and Environmental, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Nanotechnology and Litigation.  The Rochester Office will be a hub for the firm’s involvement in many organizations active in Western New York, including Medtech, New Energy New York, Fuel Cell Network, Rochester Women’s Network, Monroe County Bar Association, and University at Buffalo Alumni Association.