About Our Partners

Founded in 1921, the law firm of Saul Ewing 270 professionals across 11 offices have more than 25 years’ experience working with colleges, universities, medical and research centers. Their 20+ IP professionals, all with advanced degrees have diverse scientific backgrounds. Seven members of the IP practice hold PhD’s.

While the U.S. continues to be the largest IP economy in the world, other countries are seeing significant growth in creating and protecting IP. Saul Ewing’s expanding team of attorneys and patent agents delivers a 360° perspective on intellectual property matters, both in and outside of the U.S.

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"We’re acutely aware of the many nuances of University representations…

  • The strict financial restrictions under which they operate
  • The art of working with academic inventors
  • The opportunities and challenges of public and private research funding”

RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP) provides audit, tax, valuation, business process outsourcing (BPO) and consulting services to the middle market and emerging growth companies.  RSM works with hundreds of educational institutions nationwide.  The fifth largest accounting firm in the US, RSM has 9,000 people in 86 offices nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 38,300 people in over 120 countries.


“We understand the pivotal decisions that institutions must make to address current and future challenges, while also fulfilling their commitment to students and faculty.”