Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young added Kim R. Jessum as of counsel in its Philadelphia office.
Jessum is a former patent counsel for Rohm and Haas Company and will work in the firm's intellectual property practice group.
Her practice will focus on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters. She represents chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in litigation and transactional matters.
Along with her law degree, Jessum has a master's degree in biotechnology/biopharmaceuticals and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. She currently serves as president of the Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court.
--Gina Passarella, Staff Reporter