Noah S. Robbins—an intellectual property litigator known for his work in copyright and trademark disputes and brand enforcement—has joined Ballard Spahr as of counsel in Philadelphia, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today.

Mr. Robbins has litigated significant cases involving breach of trademark licensing agreements, trademark infringement, and false advertising cases arising under the Lanham Act. He also has led national trademark enforcement programs.

"We are seeing a strong and growing demand for support in brand enforcement across industries," said Lynn E. Rzonca, Chair of Ballard Spahr's Intellectual Property Department. "Noah is an accomplished litigator with technical dexterity, broad industry knowledge, and a proven ability to vigorously protect IP rights across the country. We're thrilled to welcome him to the team."

Ballard Spahr was named 2019 national Law Firm of the Year for Copyright Law by U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers and has been ranked in the highest tier nationally every year since 2014.

The Group helps clients protect and maximize the value of copyright assets ranging from musical compositions and literary works to retail products and software programs. Its attorneys guide clients through the licensing, commercialization, acquisition, or sale of their work. They develop copyright policies and advise on matters involving fair use, infringement, protectability, and use of third-party materials.

"Ballard is doing sophisticated work for clients across the country, and its IP team is focused, dynamic, and recognized as a national leader in my area of focus," said Mr. Robbins. "I'm excited to join the team and lend my experience to the mix."