Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Elects Jason M. Okun as New Partner

January 4, 2010

For Immediate Release

Roger Ardan / Christina Cozzi


NEW YORK, January 4, 2010 – Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (, one of the nation’s premier intellectual property law firms, has announced that associate Jason M. Okun, of the New York office, has been elected Partner at the firm effective January 1, 2010.

“We are not only pleased, but proud to recognize Jason’s outstanding work at Fitzpatrick by electing him to Partner,” said Managing Partner Colleen Tracy. “He has substantially contributed to the success of the firm, and we are delighted to welcome him to the partnership.”

Mr. Okun, who joined Fitzpatrick as an associate in 2000, is engaged in the Patent Prosecution and the Pharmaceuticals & Chemicals practice at the firm. His practice concentrates primarily in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, opinion work and client counseling in a wide variety of technical areas. Some of the technologies he has worked on include production of semiconductor thin films, optical data recording, liquid crystal display devices, fuel cells, diffraction gratings and methods for their production, pollution remediation methods and devices, biotech arrays and pharmaceuticals.

He currently is an active member of the American Bar Association, New York Intellectual Property Law Association, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Mr. Okun received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2000, where he served as a Supervising Editor for Cardozo Law Review. He received his B.S. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, in 1997 from Polytechnic University.

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, ( founded in 1971, is a leading national intellectual property law firm of over 160 lawyers with offices in New York, Costa Mesa, California and Washington, D.C. The Firm’s practice covers the spectrum of intellectual property services, including applying for patent and trademark protection, litigation, appeals, interferences, alternative dispute resolution, licensing, opinions, corporate transactions and due diligence. Fitzpatrick represents an international client base from Fortune 500 companies to start-up companies.