Ronald A. DiCerbo Shareholder
Ron DiCerbo is a Shareholder at McAndrews. He joined the firm in 1996 and has been active in all aspects of the firm’s intellectual property practice.
His primary focus is on trademark and design rights, both in the U.S. and internationally. Based on over twenty years of experience, Ron works with clients to develop strategies for obtaining, maintaining, and enforcing robust trademark, design patent, and copyright portfolios.
Ron’s approach often alters the way clients view and address IP rights. His proactive approach emphasizes comprehensive due diligence and focuses on strategic filings. This has helped Ron’s clients improve their acquisition of IP rights and reduce the number of infringement allegations they must address.
He represents plaintiffs and defendants in patent, trademark, and unfair competition litigation. He has extensive experience with all pretrial, trial, and post-trial activities in the state and federal courts. In addition, Ron has represented clients in proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in trademark proceedings before trademark offices in Europe, Australia, and South Africa.
In addition to his legal practice, Ron actively provides pro bono legal assistance to clients in all areas of art, culture, media, and entertainment through Lawyers for the Creative Arts. He has been recognized in World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000 as a recommended trademark attorney.
Prior to his legal career, Ron was a chemical engineer for FMC Corporation in its industrial chemicals and phosphorus chemicals groups. There he specialized in production optimization, new product development, and improving existing technology.