MIAMI, June 27, 2016 – Cozen O’Connor, an Am Law 100 firm, today announced that it has finalized a deal to add a team of lawyers from Miami-based Feldman Gale, a nationally recognized intellectual property boutique. The lawyers have started working in Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Department across its Miami, New York and San Francisco offices.
Cozen O’Connor first announced the transaction on June 2. The addition continues the firm’s growth in South Florida and California and brings substantial intellectual property strength in areas such as patent procurement, opinion work, and patent litigation in both federal courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), trademark procurement and litigation, non-compete litigation, information technology law, trade secrets, copyrights and business litigation.
The lawyers who have joined Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Department in Florida include Feldman Gale founders Jeffrey Feldman and James Gale, as well as partners Samuel Lewis, Susan Latham, Thomas Dye, Victor Castellucci, Javier Sobrado, and associates Dr. Gene Lang, A. Robert Weaver, David Stahl, Matthew Horowitz and Jonathan Gale. Partner Lawrence S. Gordon has joined the San Francisco office, and Ashley Kessler has joined Cozen O’Connor’s New York office as an associate.
Feldman and Gale will co-chair the firm’s newly formed national Intellectual Property Litigation Group within the IP Department.
Feldman Gale represents and counsels internet and computer software companies, Fortune 100, and web development companies to protect and optimize the value of their trade secrets and internet rights. Among Feldman Gale’s clients are St. Jude Medical, Inc., Florida Power & Light Group, NextEra Energy, Inc. and Popular, Inc.
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Established in 1970 and ranked among the top 100 law firms in America, Cozen O’Connor has more than 700 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 26 offices across two continents.