Denver, Colorado – May 19, 2017 – Green Tree International, parent company of Amercanex, announced that David Francescani has joined as Chief Counsel to the Board of Directors.
Francescani has decades of experience in all areas of intellectual property including patent, trademark and copyright protection and litigation. As the Managing Principal of the New York office of Fish & Richardson, he successfully defended the Chicago Board Options Exchange in a patent litigation suit that lasted seven years. He has been a partner in several high-profile law firms, as well as serving on the Board of Directors and various Board committees for a public company. Francescani also served as General Counsel of J.J.Kenny Co., Inc., a municipal bond firm and headed up its muni bond information business.
“David is nationally recognized in the field of intellectual property law,” said Steve Janjic, Amercanex CEO. “His understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the technology sector will be a huge asset to our company.”
After many years as a partner at Darby & Darby, a prominent intellectual property firm, Francescani started his own boutique law firm, Francescani & Hayes, that was eventually merged into Fish & Richardson. He began his legal career on the legal staff of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
“Amercanex’s online marketplace and technology platforms are helping redefine the cannabis industry,” said Francescani. “I’m looking forward to joining the board as Chief Legal Counsel.”
Francescani is registered to practice law in New York State and admitted to the bar of the state and federal courts in New York.
Says Janjic, “We are delighted to bring someone with his incredible level of knowledge and experience to the team.”