Lynn Rzonca, Partner, Ballard Spahr, LLP
For the last 20 years, Lynn Rzonca has helped clients protect and increase the value of their patents, trademarks, and copyrights. She leads the firm’s Trademark and Copyright Group and co-chairs its Fashion Law practice. She is a winner in the courtroom and has litigated a wide range of intellectual property cases across many industries, with a particular emphasis on consumer products and fashion issues. She has significant experience defending threats by patent assertion entities, including leading the defense of industry joint defense groups. Ms. Rzonca has also obtained many trademark registrations for clients, both before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and internationally. Ms. Rzonca has a passion for mentoring other women. She helps women attorneys build professional networks, create business opportunities, and grow as legal counselors and business and civic leaders. She has received several leadership and mentoring awards.
Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Recognition and Accomplishments
The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Commission on Women in the Profession named Ms.
Rzonca recipient of the 2010 Lynette Norton Award, in recognition of her litigation skills and
mentoring and encouragement of female lawyers.