Alfred Zaher has recently joined Montgomery McCracken in Philadelphia serving as chair of the Intellectual Property department, as well as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. Previously, Alfred was a Shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. He concentrated his practice on patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, licensing, and counseling. He has extensive experience representing clients before U.S. courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Copyright Office. Prior to entering the practice of law in 1994, Mr. Zaher was a research engineer with more than 10 years of technical experience. Since then Mr. Zaher has become an experienced litigator, counselor and negotiator working with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics and software. His practice is concentrated on patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and related areas. He has a strong entrepreneurial approach to the practice of law focused on effective and efficient representation to accomplish and further his clients’ business goals.