Chem/Biotech IP Expert Glenn Karta Joins S&O as it Opens DC Office

BOSTON, MA. – September 7, 2016 – Shores & Oliver, P.C. (“S&O”) announced today that Glenn E. Karta has joined the firm as a shareholder and will operate out of the firm’s newly launched Washington, DC office.

Mr. Karta has practiced intellectual property law for over thirty-five years. For approximately twenty-five of those years, he was a member of three law firms in New York and the Washington, D.C. area, where he advised a wide range of clients, from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. He has also spent approximately ten years as in-house counsel to a major international manufacturer of industrial chemicals, and also to two companies in the biotechnology industry.

“We are very excited that Glenn has joined the firm,” said Dan Shores, Chairman of S&O. “Glenn brings a wealth of experience in the chem/biotech space, helping to round out the firm’s industry expertise. In addition, he is dedicated to his clients and brings a positive service-focused attitude to the table, which is directly in line with our firm’s overall service philosophy.”

S&O launched earlier this year as an intellectual property specialty law firm with a growth philosophy based on delivering premium client services while employing an efficient and results-driven approach. Shores explained, “This is largely accomplished through critical strategic thinking at the outset of projects which involves understanding key facts, embracing those facts in the context of the legal landscape, and developing winning strategies going forward. This approach gives our clients the ability to make clear decisions at the outset, taking the mystery out of the process while adding value in terms of efficiency, potential new revenue streams, risk avoidance, and overall cost savings.”

The addition of Mr. Karta also marks the launch of S&O’s Washington, DC office. “We are also excited about the launch of our Washington, DC office. The nation’s capital is the center of gravity for intellectual property law, and having a presence there only serves to strengthen our overall client service capability, which is of paramount importance to us,” Shores said.

S&O is a full-service intellectual property law specialty firm located in Boston and Washington, DC. It serves clients across the gamut of IP matters and industry sectors. More information about S&O can be found at its website For media inquiries, please call 617.981.7833.

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