Cozen O’Connor: Gallagher, Patrick J.

Patrick J. Gallagher

Co-Chair, Trademark Prosecution Practice


(612) 260-9075

(612) 260-9080

Patrick concentrates his practice on trademark and copyright issues, as well as other intellectual property matters. He has extensive experience in trademark clearance, investigation, prosecution, client counseling and management of domestic and international trademark portfolios on behalf of clients of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. Patrick's practice also focuses on trademark enforcement; trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings; trademark, unfair competition and false advertising disputes and litigation; internet domain name disputes and proceedings; and trademark licensing. His practice also includes providing advice and handling disputes involving social media; IP due diligence; IP licensing; copyright counseling, protection and registration; copyright litigation; Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice and take down procedures; and domain name acquisition.

While attending law school, Patrick served as editor-in-chief of the William Mitchell Law Review. He was the recipient of the Alumni Association's Student Award of Merit for his graduating class — the award recognizes scholastic achievement, involvement in student organizations, community service and individual perseverance. 



Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2019

February 07, 2019

According to the publication, Cozen O’Connor scores a 10 out of 10 from clients.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Guides Eurofins Scientific in $670 Million Acquisition of Covance Food Solutions

May 04, 2018

The Corporate and International practices at Cozen O’Connor represented Eurofins Scientific SE in the acquisition of Covance Food Solutions from Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp).

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review

February 05, 2018

Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property department was recently ranked by World Trademark Review 1000.

100 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 23, 2017

Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.

Cozen O’Connor Continues Expansion of Minneapolis Office with Two Intellectual Property Litigators

May 22, 2017

Cozen O’Connor has expanded its Intellectual Property Department in Minneapolis with the addition of two nationally recognized intellectual property litigators from the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright: Erik Swenson and Patrick J. Gallagher.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Sports Law for Rookies & Veterans 2018

June 06, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN


  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999

Awards & Honors

The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2016-2019

World Trademark Review 1000 - Minnesota: prosecution and strategy, Globe Business Publishing Ltd, 2014 - 2017

Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, intellectual property: trademarks: non-contentious - full coverage, The Legal 500, 2014

Who's Who Legal - Trademarks, Law Business Research Ltd., 2014 - 2015

Trade Mark Practitioner, Expert Guides, 2014

The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, 2011- 2013

Who's Who in American Law, Marquis Who's Who, 2011 - 2014

Minnesota Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2006 - 2009

Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Marquis Who's Who, 2007

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