Bruce Wolstoncroft practices in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice group and also the Patent division of the firm.

Bruce’s experience includes patent preparation and prosecution; validity and infringement opinions; negotiating and drafting license agreements related to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets; formulation and implementation of intellectual property strategies for global business ventures; determination of litigation strategies and monitoring of on-going litigation; and drafting and implementation of intellectual property agreements, confidentiality agreements and other agreements relating to technology transfer. Bruce has been recognized as a Certified Licensing Professional by the Licensing Executive Society.

Prior to joining McNees Wallace & Nurick, Bruce worked for six years as General Intellectual Property Counsel with Armstrong World Industries. He also spent 13 years with AMP Incorporated as a registered patent attorney, licensing counsel and Director of Patents.

Bruce practices out of the firm’s Lancaster, PA office and resides in Lititz with his wife, Helen and son.


Licensing Executives Society

American Intellectual Property Association

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lancaster Bar Association, Past President

Lancaster Bar Association Foundation, Past Board Member

Lancaster Day Care Center, Past Board Member

Demuth Foundation, Past President


U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania


Carnegie-Mellon University, B.S., Civil Engineering; Engineering and Public Policy, 1982

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1985

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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