Press Release – Shanna K. Sanders Named Partner

Shanna Sanders Professional Headshot October 2015 (H0441790xD16FB)HESLIN ROTHENBERG FARLEY & MESITI P.C.

Albany, NY:  Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., an Intellectual Property law firm based in Albany and Rochester, New York, is pleased to announce the addition of Shanna K. Sanders (O’Brien) as a new Partner with the firm.  Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. is the largest law firm dedicated exclusively to Intellectual Property law and related litigation in upstate New York with 17 partners and a total of 32 attorneys and patent agents.

Shanna K. Sanders received her Juris Doctor from Albany Law School (2005) and graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology (2003).  Prior to joining Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., she worked at the New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center’s Clinical Mycobacteriology Laboratory.  Ms. Sanders focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, in addition to providing counseling related to trademarks, copyrights and IP transactions.  She is a member of the firm’s Startup practice group and frequently lectures on topics related to intellectual property law.

“We are happy to name Shanna as a partner with the firm.  Her legal abilities and work, particularly in area of IP litigation, have made her a very important member of our team” said Nicholas Mesiti, the firm’s Managing Partner.

Ms. Sanders was selected as an Upstate New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, published by Thompson Reuters, in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Ms. Sanders lives in Sand Lake, New York with her husband, Glenn, and their two daughters.

About Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.:  Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. has been protecting their client’s intellectual property since 1970.  With offices in Albany and Rochester, it is the largest intellectual property law firm in upstate New York dedicated exclusively to representing clients in the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, both domestic and foreign, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.  The firm has gained national recognition in the area of Intellectual Property Law and was listed among the “Top Patent Firms” and “Top Trademark Firms” in Intellectual Property Law Today.