Phil Petrina is a member of the Intellectual Property Group who assists clients with trademark, branding, and licensing advice from applications through prosecution and litigation.
What does Phil do for Clients?
A sample of services Phil provides clients includes:
Prior to joining McNees, Phil was a judicial intern with Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas Judge Edward Marsico, where he assisted in the drafting of judicial orders and opinions, completed legal research, drafted legal memos, and read pleadings and briefs.
Phil, a former McNees clerk, was also a general practice and civil litigation law clerk for three area firms, working across the litigation, criminal law, real estate, municipal law, business, contracts, and wills, trusts, and estates disciplines. He additionally interpreted executive orders in 48 states amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure company compliance.
How does Phil spend his free time?
When he is not practicing law, Phil is a PIAA Football official in the fall and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Dickinson College, B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude*3+3 Law, Four-year student athlete (football), Alpha Lamda Delta Honor Society, Economics Major Committee
Penn State Dickinson Law, J.D., President, Student Bar Association, Moot Court Board, Published Writer for PSU Dickinson Law’s Inside Entrepreneurship Legal Blog
Dauphin County Bar Association
Leadership Council Advisory Board Member, Dickinson Law
Pennsylvania Bar Association
PIAA Football Official
Centennial Conference All-Academic Team Selection
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Law Scholarship
John Dickinson and Hall Foundation Scholar
Lee Popp Service Award Winner, Dickinson Law
January 30, 2023 - 2022 Copyright Law Recap: Andy Warhol, Social Media Content, and Taking Shortcuts in Copyright Applications
Part 3 in McNees Wallace & Nurick’s series: 2022 Intellectual Property Year in Review