Vadim Braginsky



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Vadim focuses his practice on identifying and protecting his clients’ innovations and strategically managing the IP-related opportunities and risks of competing in their respective markets worldwide. He works with the electronics, communications, and computer-related fields. Vadim focuses on United States and international patenting strategy, particularly, client counseling and management of IP assets, preparation of patent applications and practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, IP due diligence, opinions regarding infringement and validity, IP licensing, and related matters. Particular technology IP experience includes industrial and scientific instrumentation, wireless communication technologies, electronics, computer security, software and electronic commerce, and medical devices.

Vadim has represented software companies, makers of scientific and industrial instrumentation, and medical device manufacturers, from startups to multinational enterprises. In his prior engineering career, Vadim was a senior design engineer focusing on analog and digital hardware in high-reliability industrial products.

Vadim earned his engineering degree from University of Minnesota and his law degree, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law (now, Mitchell Hamline School of Law).


Breaking the Ice: Engineer-Turned-Attorney Specializes in Patent Work

December 28, 2018

Vadim Braginsky, counsel of Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property department, spoke with Minnesota Lawyer about his journey from electrical engineer to an attorney specializing in intellectual property and patents.

Cozen O’Connor’s Global IP Practice Continues to Expand Rapidly, Adding Vadim Braginsky to its Minneapolis IP Team

November 05, 2018

Braginsky is the Seventh IP Attorney to Join the Nationally Recognized Practice in the Past Four Months


The Rush to a First-to-File Patent System in the United States: Is a Globally Standardized Patent Reward System Really Beneficial to Patent Quality and Administrative Efficiency?

June 07, 2006

Vadim Bragnisky, counsel of Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property department, co-authored a chapter about the first to file patent system in the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology.


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005
  • University of Minnesota , B.S.E.E., 1998
  • Minnesota
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Supreme Court