Daily News: January 25, 2018

Blank Rome Adds Marion as Partner/Commercial Litigation

Charles S. Marion joined Blank Rome as a partner in the Commercial Litigation group in Philadelphia. His practice will focus primarily in the areas of intellectual property, franchise, securities, product liability and complex business disputes.

“We are thrilled to welcome Chuck to Blank Rome,” said Alan J. Hoffman, the firm’s chairman and managing partner. “For nearly three decades, Chuck has handled a wide range of complex business disputes and litigation, including counseling clients through alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and arbitration. We’re happy to add another accomplished litigator like Chuck to our team of former prosecutors, former judges and seasoned trial attorneys.”

Marion joined Blank Rome from Pepper Hamilton. He has tried cases to verdict in various state and federal courts throughout the U.S. and served as lead counsel in domestic and international arbitrations, in addition to his regular representation of  clients in various types of alternative dispute resolution. In terms of his intellectual property litigation experience, Marion has tried patent and trademark infringement cases, claims for unfair competition and breach of non-compete and/or non-solicitation agreements, trade secret misappropriation disputes and numerous injunction actions.