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Greenberg Traurig Celebrates New Jersey’s Innovative Leaders

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (Oct. 14, 2014) – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, along with the Stevens Institute of Technology, will once again co-sponsor the upcoming New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) Awards Banquet. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the W Hotel in Hoboken, New Jersey.

The NJIHoF, established in 1987, promotes and encourages creativity, invention, and innovation.  This is the fifth year Greenberg Traurig is co-sponsoring the event, which celebrates the top individuals and their innovations that contribute to economic growth and improvement of the quality of life within New Jersey and beyond its borders.

This year, the NJIHoF will present 25 awards to individuals, research teams, and a corporation. Greg Olsen, Ph.D. will receive the prestigious Trustees Award “in recognition of an illustrious career as a research scientist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and speaker advancing science and engineering education”. View a full list of honorees.

“We are thrilled to co-sponsor this important event for the fifth year honoring New Jersey’s most innovative leaders,” said Ralph W. Selitto, Jr., co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s New York Metro Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. “These individuals and their contributions exemplify the groundbreaking impact innovation has on the global economy.”

Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office has 20 intellectual property and technology professionals and 18 patent attorneys and patent agents admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. They focus their practice on patent prosecution, IP litigation, trademarks, and licensing. The 2014 Chambers & Partners USA edition ranks the firm as among the top firms for Intellectual Property in New Jersey.

The firm has a national team of more than 180 full-time intellectual property attorneys and agents. Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark, and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012. Other accolades include being listed as a “National Tier 2” Law Firm for Copyright Law, Patent Litigation, and Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012.

For more information about the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame, visit