Chair of Patent Prosecution: Ivor Elrifi
Chair of IP Litigation: Steve Smith
Chair of Trademark, Copyright and Advertising: Jeff Greene
Number of Partners: 320+
Number of IP Practitioners: 200+
Cooley's lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, financial institutions, investors and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, often where innovation meets the law.
Cooley’s global intellectual property practice is comprised of 200+ IP lawyers and professionals across a dozen offices in the US and Europe. Our IP team provides prosecution and strategic counseling services that allow clients to gain the most value from their IP and represents clients in complex infringement suits in which core products and brands are at stake. We are proud to be recognized as a leader in IP law by several publications including The American Lawyer, BTI Consulting, Chambers, Corporate Counsel, IAM Patent 1000, Legal 500, Law360, LMG Life Sciences, Managing IP, National Law Journal and World Trademark Review, among others.
Last updated 1st September
Practice Areas: Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, ITC litigation, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, PTAB litigation, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution
Sector Expertise: Aerospace, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Arts, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, Defence, E-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Film, Financial services, Food & beverage, Gaming, Hospitality & leisure, ICT & software, Instruments, Internet, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Media, Medical device, Music, Nanotechnology, Not-for-profit, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Real estate, Renewable energy, Retail, Robotics, Semiconductors, Sports, Technology hardware, Telecommunication, Tobacco, Transport, Universities & research, Utilities