Anthony L. Pisano


A member of the Intellectual Property Department, Anthony has extensive experience working with clients to protect their brands, innovations and ideas. He focuses his practice on patent and trademark prosecution, as well as intellectual property litigation.

Anthony’s practice includes a variety of areas, including computer hardware and software, electrical, mechanical, chemical and biotechnology. An experienced computer and software programmer, he also has particular experience with smartphone applications, having used his knowledge to author several applications. He works closely with clients to tailor his strategy to their unique needs, whether counseling them through the patent and trademark prosecution process, conducting intellectual property due diligence in advance of a transaction, or preparing licensing agreements. He also has worked with clients to enforce their intellectual property rights, including advising them in pre-litigation matters and drafting invalidity and non-infringement opinions.

Anthony previously served as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 corporation, enabling him to examine intellectual property issues from both a legal and business perspective in order to protect his clients’ interests. Prior to joining Dinsmore, he practiced in the Pittsburgh office of Pepper Hamilton LLP.


  • University of Pittsburgh  (B.S., 2009)
    • Biology
  • University of Dayton School of Law  (J.D., 2007)
  • University of Maryland  (B.A., 2004)
    • Microbiology and Criminology

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Emerging Leaders Board of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association