Four members of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Group, Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, James Gale, and Hugh Marbury, have all been named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property. All four were recognized as a Patent Star.
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars is the leading resource for companies or individuals looking for experienced legal practitioners for contentious and non-contentious IP advice. Managing IP has been researching and ranking firms and lawyers since 1996.
Abramonte focuses on patent procurement and patent portfolio strategizing in electrical, software, electro-mechanical engineering, and medical device related technologies. In addition, Abramonte provides services in licensing, diligence exercises, and validity and infringement studies and opinions, as well as related litigation counseling. He counsels a range of businesses from established public companies through early and late stage startup businesses.
Fisher focuses his practice on complex electrical, mechanical, and computer software patent litigation. He is an experienced first-chair attorney with extensive experience in the federal district courts, in § 337 proceedings before the International Trade Commission (ITC), in post grant review proceedings including AIA proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and in appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Gale focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property counseling and litigation with over than 33 years of experience. He is a registered patent attorney and Board Certified in Intellectual Property by the Florida Bar. Gale has represented clients in hundreds of cases involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets, and internet disputes. He has appeared in over 400 federal cases in more than 48 federal district and Circuit Courts, as well as handled hundreds of injunctions in over 35 different states around the nation.
Marbury focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation in diverse technological areas across many industries. Marbury has more than two decades of experience utilizing his considerable knowledge to counsel clients in a wide variety of industries on critical challenges facing their businesses. He has represented a variety of clients, from corporations and professional sports franchises to investor groups and high net worth individuals, in disputes valued at more than $4 billion.
About Cozen O'Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 825 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 31 offices across two continents.