Green, Griffith & Borg-Breen LLP is a preeminent boutique intellectual property law firm, focusing on pharmaceuticals, chemistry and biotechnology—specializing in litigation. Our attorneys share decades of experience partnering with both brand and generic companies to navigate the most complex IP and related FDA issues, including the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Acknowledged leaders in our field, we help clients build and execute targeted, timely and cost-effective IP strategies from project initiation through litigation, with an eye toward securing market position and overcoming obstacles to new product entry. Our range of services includes counseling regarding strategic formulation, portfolio and due diligence, as well as handling all stages of trial and appeals concerning IP and related FDA issues affecting 505(b)(1), 505(b)(2) and ANDA applications, and their related drug products and therapies.
Each of our attorneys have extensive scientific backgrounds—many with Ph.D.s-- that permit exploration of technical solutions at a deep level. This expertise, coupled with our unparalleled experience litigating at the PTO and in the federal courts, positions us to work with each client to craft and execute the best strategy to attain our clients’ goals.
Our extensive experience, technical expertise, big picture vision, and integrated strategy consistently produce favorable outcomes for companies developing, protecting, and commercializing their products, processes and therapies. Visit: www.greengriffith.com to learn more.
Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada is unique in its ability to provide seamless IP advice on a truly national and global scale. We have one of the few IP practices with such a designation in Canada covering IP professionals in each of Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. The integration of Bull Housser Tupper was completed on January 1, 2017 and has added a particular depth in trademark prosecution and litigation, anti-counterfeiting, and trade secrets.
Litigation practice: The team of IP litigators at Norton Rose Fulbright is ranked among the best in Canada. We provide offensive and defensive litigation counsel in all areas of intellectual property, including patents infringement and impeachment actions under the Patent Act and pursuant prohibition proceedings and section 8 damages actions under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance Regulations), copyrights, trade-marks, trade-mark oppositions, trade secrets, counterfeit enforcement, and industrial designs. The team is particularly well known and regarded for its patent litigation work for pharmaceutical clients. Our roster of innovative pharmaceutical clients for which we act in litigation is second to none in Canada. As pharmaceutical patent disputes represent a significant part of patent litigation in Canada, our team is extremely active in this area. The patent litigation practice also includes mechanical patents, medical devices and oil and gas patents, among other technologies. More recently, several new partners with leading practices in trademark and copyright litigation have increased our capabilities, successes and client base in this area.
Patent practice: Norton Rose Fulbright's Canada patent attorneys and agents have highly specialized degrees and provide comprehensive intellectual property advice and global portfolio strategy. We handle the Canadian and global patent work for a stellar cross section of Canadian and international clients. Our Canadian Patent Centre of Excellence complements notably the patent expertise within Norton Rose Fulbright in the United States.
We are one of the largest patent filers in Canada with a particular emphasis on drafting original patents and global portfolio strategy, as evidenced by the fact that we are consistently one of the top PCT filers in Canada. We are often selected over our competitors because our patent prosecution expertise is unrivalled and works seamlessly with our disputes and regulatory lawyers to provide strategic and holistic approach to patent portfolio management.
Trademark practice: We assist clients with all aspects of the branding process. This includes providing overall branding strategy, the drafting and prosecuting of trade-mark applications, the provision of advice regarding availability and registrability of marks in Canada and globally. Our team provides strategic trade-mark advice including portfolio review, infringement surveillance, and advice on legal issues connected with introducing products and services to the market, such as branding, product information and advertising. We assist clients with all aspects of brands expansion into social media including acquisition of domain names, and enforcement of brands on all social media channels globally. Our litigation team acts for clients in opposition proceedings, infringement proceedings and expungement proceedings and trade libel actions.
Copyright practice: Our copyright team has expertise in all aspects of copyright law including clearance, acquisition and registration, infringement and litigation, due diligence, licenses, assignments and transactional issues. We act for copyright owners working in various industries such as film, television, video, music, art, fashion, literature, software and evolving media including telecommunications and the Internet. Similarly, our trade-marks team works with clients to acquire, commercialize and safeguard their brands, including logos, product or container shapes and packaging. We advise on all aspects of the selection, registration, commercialization and protection of rights related to trade-marks and brands. We are regularly called upon to advise on the copyright aspects of advertising and marketing campaigns. Clients consistently call upon our professionals for wide industry coverage, the shared experience between the team and our large panel of services. Our litigation lawyers are also active in copyright disputes at both the trial and appellate levels in the software, media, communications, and entertainment sectors with clients including film studios, software and gaming developers, telecommunications companies, the television industry and the music business. We have extensive experience representing rights holders before the Copyright Board and assisting in the enforcement of tariffs, as well as in anti-counterfeiting mandates for fashion enterprises and standards organizations, including border seizures and rapid enforcement campaigns.
Commercial IP practice: The IP team handles a wide range of commercial transactions relating to all areas of intellectual property. For example, our commercial IP team has assisted a major financial institution in developing key collaboration agreements, developed and negotiated licensing agreements with other financial institutions, developed blockchain consortium agreements, and very complex IP co-existence and ownership issues.
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.
Cooley has 1,100+ lawyers across 16 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe
One of the top law firms on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list
Fully integrated IP prosecution, counseling and litigation practice
4,500+ patent applications filed globally for clients in 2019
3,500+ trademark applications filed globally for clients in 2019
1,500+ domain names recovered through UDRP and Nominet proceedings
1,000+ investor-side and company-side patent due diligence reviews in high-value deals and transactions
1,000+ trademark, copyright and advertising disputes globally in 2019 (cancellations, oppositions, litigation)
For over 35 years, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP has provided thorough, expert counsel to meet clients' unique legal needs in international trade, customs, intellectual property and federal court litigation and appeals.
We listen to clients, offer realistic legal evaluations and together develop strategies and solutions that advance their business requirements within budget. We also work closely with collaborating law firms to provide the maximum level of expertise available. Consequently, our practice continues to grow through referrals and additional work from existing clients.
Small teams of experienced partners and associates work closely with clients to give exceptional personal attention. Partners are involved with every case, personally and promptly responding to client inquiries and continually apprising them of important developments. Our support staff is highly experienced and ensures that clients receive immediate, quality service. We have developed an impressive record of resolving cases efficiently and cost-effectively.
AMS has experience with the following practices: Section 337, trade law remedies, customs, international trade policy and enforcement.