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At the core of every commercial, scientific, or artistic endeavor is an innovator and an idea. Cozen O’Connor’s intellectual property attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of innovators, the power of ideas, and a fair marketplace for intellectual property assets.

Cozen O’Connor’s renowned Intellectual Property Department stands out from its competitors in part by providing comprehensive IP service coupled with the reach and resources of a full-service law firm. While many peer firms have quietly narrowed offerings, Cozen O’Connor’s 50-lawyer IP group advises on all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and unfair competition, from clearance and procurement to litigation. The firm maintains a soup-to-nuts model because, quite simply, that’s what’s best for clients.

Members of the IP team have diverse backgrounds in industry and technology; graduate science degrees; and decades of relevant experience as firm counsel, in-house counsel, or government regulators. Equally important, our lawyers are business people. We don’t just find legal solutions; we find practical and sustainable business solutions.

Copyright & Content  Creative expressions.

Franchising  Multi-layered partnerships.

Hatch-Waxman & Biologics  Cutting-edge innovations.

IP Transactions, Licensing & Due Diligence  Complex transactions. 

Patents  Proprietary inventions.

Privacy & Data Security  Comprehensive protection.

Trademark & Brand  Marketplace identities.

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Publications

Conducting an Effective and Efficient Internal Investigation

April 05, 2024

Brigeeta Richdale contributed to the recent issue of Risk & Compliance Magazine.

Post-Abandonment Practice and Avoiding Inequitable Conduct [Alert]

March 04, 2024

Jeff Gendzwill and Keith Fredlake discuss the latest in patent prosecution and post-abandonment practices after receiving a USPTO rejection.

Fair Use, Copyright, and Trademark Implications of Generative AI [Alert]

February 23, 2024

Madison McNulty and Corinne Zucker discuss fair use, copyright, and trademark implications for generative artificial intelligence.

Canadian Trademarks Opposition Board Reduces Deadlines and Extensions [Alert]

December 04, 2023

From Noelle Engle-Hardy and Any Obando Ospina: CIPO has implemented significantly reduced deadlines and more limited extensions of time in trademark opposition and section 45 proceedings.

Amendments to the Québec Charter of French Language – What Brand Owners Need to Know [Alert]

November 13, 2023

Any Obando Ospina discusses amendments to the Quebec Charter of French Language and what brand owners need to know.

New Law in NY Prohibits Certain Employee Invention Assignment Agreements [Alert]

October 16, 2023

Michael Schmidt discusses the new law that will impact long-held policies and practices and require employers to review their policies and form agreements.

OTDP After PTA: What You Need to Know [Alert]

September 15, 2023

Frank Abramonte discusses a Federal Circuit decision, which raises important issues for commonly-owned patents with different expiration dates.

An Emerging Copyright Paradox For AI-Generated Content [Law360]

July 26, 2023

Samuel Lewis authored an article about the impact artificial intelligence has on copyright law.

Would Artificial Intelligence Lie to Us? [Daily Business Review]

June 21, 2023

Samuel Lewis authored an article about using generative artificial intelligence systems for the practice of law.

The Frustrating Reality of Fair Use: AWF v. Goldsmith [Alert]

June 20, 2023

On May 18, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith.

After Warhol, The High Court Must Clarify Copyright Damages [Law360]

June 05, 2023

Hugh Marbury and Molly Shaffer authored an article about the emergence of copyright-related legal concerns for the U.S. Supreme Court following the Court's decision in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. v. Goldsmith.

NFTs & Copyright Issues in the EU and U.S. [European American Chamber of Commerce New York]

February 16, 2023

Lisa Ferrari authored an article on the different copyright issues facing NFTs.

To Plead Bad Faith, or Not to Plead? [Alert]

January 23, 2023

A brief history of bad faith under the Tradesmark Act, including the recent Federal Court decision Blossman Gas, Inc. v. Alliance Autopropane Inc.

Does ChatGPT replace a traditional trademark availability search?

January 13, 2023

Ashley Kessler discuses whether the artificial intelligence powered chatbox could accurately conduct trademark availability searches, among other legal tasks.

Important Changes to European Patent Practice [Alert]

October 13, 2022

The European Patent Office is replacing the existing regional patent system with a new Unitary Patent system that has enforcement throughout Europe.

Federally Registering the Trademark of Your NFT [Alert]

June 29, 2022

Corrine Zucker explains why you can and should consider federally registering the trademark on your NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens).

IP Maintenance Payments for Russian Rights

May 12, 2022

This May, OFAC issued a new General License authorizing certain transactions related to patents, trademarks, and copyrights otherwise prohibited by sanctions.

Importers Beware! Burden Shifting in Patent Infringement Cases [IPWatchdog]

May 09, 2022

Xing Liu and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article on a recent order in PureCircle USA Inc. v. SweeGen Inc. that highlights the interplay between Sections 271(g) and 295 [of the Patent Act and suggests] some best practices for contract drafting and conducting discovery in cases involving process patents.

Biotechnology at the Supreme Court—Will the U.S. Government Back Amgen’s Petition? [IPWatchdog]

May 04, 2022

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article following up on a previous discussion about two issues that they will be watching closely this year relating to litigation involving small and large molecule therapies.

Two Pharma and Biotech Cases to Watch in 2022 [IPWatchdog]

February 02, 2022

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article about two issues that they will be watching closely this year relating to litigation involving small and large molecule therapies.

Taylor Swift’s copyright battle: Inspiration or infringement? [World Intellectual Property Review]

January 07, 2022

Edward Weisz and Keren Goldberger co-authored an article about Taylor Swift's infringement suit with one of her songs reflecting the complex copyright issues facing musicians.

Trademark Considerations for the NCAA’s NIL Policy [Sports Litigation Alert]

December 17, 2021

Corinne Zucker authored an article about the impact of intellectual property and the NCAA's name image and likeness rules for student athletes.

The Price of Fame: Tiffany Settles 8-Year Lawsuit With Costco Over Use of Company Name in Ring Displays [Total Retail]

August 31, 2021

Edward Weisz and Keren Goldberger co-authored an article about how the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently made clear that Tiffany’s 73 trademarks — many registered in connection with jewelry — will not protect it against others using “Tiffany” when that term has become commonly used to describe a particular six-prong diamond ring setting.

Why and When Reexams Can Be a Better Option Than Inter Partes Reviews at the USPTO [IAM]

March 31, 2021

Jeffrey Townes and Hongling Zou co-authored an article about how there are indications that experienced patent litigants are taking a fresh look at the old post-grant friend ex parte reexamination, particularly when other challenges fail.

Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA Cases and Trends to Watch in 2021 [IPWatchdog]

January 25, 2021

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article about two major cases in 2021 that could have long-lasting effects on where and how Hatch-Waxman and Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) cases are litigated.

The PTAB Puts Hatch-Waxman Defendants on Notice: File IPRs Early or Risk Fintiv Discretionary Denial [IPWatchdog]

October 29, 2020

Blake Coblentz, Aaron Lukas, and Keri Schaubert wrote about the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) denying the institution of Mylan Labs Ltd.’s petition for IPR of U.S. Patent No. 9,439,906 (“the ’906 patent”) in IPR2020-00440.

Section 112 Issues Concerning Disclosure and Claims for AI Technologies [Bloomberg Law]

October 02, 2020

Vadim Braginsky wrote a chapter for Bloomberg Law’s Corporate Practice Portfolio Series on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning discussing the many artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies that are algorithmic, and particularly amenable to being described by their functionality.

Patenting Eligibility Issues and Considerations for Artificial Intelligence Technologies [Bloomberg Law]

October 02, 2020

Vadim Braginsky wrote a chapter for Bloomberg Law’s Corporate Practice Portfolio Series on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning discussing the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is wide-ranging, encompassing a spectrum of technologies.

How PTAB Reviews Examiner Errors For IPR Institution [Law360]

July 23, 2020

Jeffrey Townes and Hongling Zou explore how the Patent Trial and Appeal Board reviews examiner errors, because although the board has recently denied inter partes review based on issues presented during prosecution, petitioners have little guidance on when examiner error merits IPR institution.

Exercising discretion [Intellectual Property Magazine]

July 09, 2020

Keri Schaubert and Aaron Lukas consider a precedential PTAB order outlining six factors in exercising discretion to deny institution of IPR proceedings.

PTAB Settlement Disclosure Timing Crucial After DTN Ruling [Law 360]

July 07, 2020

Aaron Lukas and Keri Schaubert wrote an article on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision in DTN LLC v. Farms Technology LLC.

Maybe Biosimilar Applicants Should Dance After All [Biosimilar Development]

June 30, 2020

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas wrote an article about the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act and the issues applicants face whether to go through the patent dance.

Will the Supreme Court choose to weigh in (again) on prosecution history estoppel? [Westlaw]

May 29, 2020

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas speculate over the possibility of the Supreme Court revisiting patent prosecution history estoppel principles.

Controlled Substances, CBD and COVID-19 [Alert]

April 10, 2020

Ashley Kessler and Jon Gale discuss recent developments on the state and federal levels that impact the cannabis industry.

COVID-19: Technology to the Rescue in a Remote World? [Daily Business Review]

March 24, 2020

Samuel Lewis wrote an article about ways that you can make working remote become a more productive and a positive experience.

Stairway to Heaven: End of the Inverse Ratio Rule Apophthegm [Daily Business Review]

March 16, 2020

Samuel Lewis wrote an article about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's decision on a intellectual property case involving the Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to Heaven."

Kylie Jenner's 'Stormi' TM Battle Evinces A Celebrity Catch-22 [Law360]

March 13, 2020

Edward Weisz and Brianne Polito co-authored an article about Kylie Jenner filing various trademarks for her daughter.

First Circuit Permits Antitrust Claims for Improperly Listing a Device Patent on the FDA’s Orange Book to Move Forward [Alert]

February 25, 2020

In a holding that could significantly broaden the antitrust inquiry in the context of the Hatch-Waxman regulatory scheme, on February 13, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued an opinion that may have wide-ranging implications for both branded companies that own, and generic companies that challenge, patents listed on FDA’s Orange Book that claim drug delivery devices.

4 Reasons Software Copyright Lawsuits Are On The Rise [Law360]

December 13, 2019

Hugh Marbury and Armeen Mistry wrote about why there has been an increase in software copyright lawsuits.

First to File, First to Amend or First to Use Hemp Products [Alert]

October 14, 2019

Ashley Kessler reviews trademark applicant process for hemp and hemp-derived CBD products and how date of “first use anywhere” and “date of first use in commerce” could impact who gets the trademark.

Breathing New Life Into The “Tangential” Exception to Prosecution History Estoppel [Alert]

August 26, 2019

Martin B. Pavane and Darren S. Mogil discuss the importance of carefully analyzing the prosecutorial history of a patent to determine the reason for the narrowing amendment. If the reason was only tangential to the equivalent at issue, estoppel will not apply.

Right of Publicity and Fair Use: Sure to Raise Eyebrows [New York Law Journal]

August 23, 2019

Edward Weisz and Brianne Polito wrote about companies using the name of a celebrity as a tie-in to a product seeking to connote a celebrity's characteristic or feature.

The Tangential Exception to the Presumption of Prosecution History Estoppel [Alert]

August 19, 2019

Marilyn Neiman and Martin B. Pavane discuss the Federal Circuit's split decision in Ajinomoto Co., Inc. v. ITC.

Why CBD-infused food and beverages could be ripe for a labelling class action [World Trademark Review]

June 13, 2019

Edward Weisz wrote about the legal landscape for food and beverage manufacturers looking to enter the hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) market.

CBD Is Still Not Free (To Register): An Update on Trademark Registration Guidelines for Cannabis Products [Alert]

May 06, 2019

The USPTO issued an examination guide on May 2, 2019 regarding the examination of trademarks for cannabis and cannabis-related goods and services after the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Guide answers some questions about how applications are going to be reviewed going forward, and how current pending applications are going to be reviewed, but also opens up a whole host of additional questions and uncertainties.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

FIRE Americas 2024

June 05, 2024 - Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Brigeeta Richdale will join experts from all over the world at FIRE Americas to speak about her experiences with investigations.

Avoiding Litigation and Developing AI Best Practices

April 16, 2024 - New York, NY

Lisa Ferrari and Keren Dadon will present “Avoiding Litigation and Developing AI Best Practices” for the New York City Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

Past Events

Cross-Border Practice

March 07, 2024 - Tokyo, Japan

Building Future Leaders in a Changing World

October 12, 2023 - San Francisco, CA

IP and the Early Stage Company

October 04, 2023 - New York, NY

Arbitration Practice Tips

June 08, 2023 - Ocean City, MD

Latest Cross-Border Legal Strategies In The U.S

February 14, 2023 - Osaka, Japan

Filing and Protecting Your Trademarks

January 25, 2023 - Webinar

Exploring the Contours of What is a Trade Secret

December 09, 2022 - Miami, FL

Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants

October 11, 2022 - Las Vegas, NV

IP Issues in the World of NFTs

July 13, 2022 - New York, NY

Primer on Copyright

June 03, 2022 - Ocean City, MD

To patent or to keep secret

May 24, 2022 - New York, NY

Intellectual Property & Legal Technology

February 18, 2022 - Miami, Fla.

Health Law 2022

December 08, 2021 - Webinar

Just Enough IP to be Dangerous

November 18, 2021 - New York, NY

2019 ACC Annual Meeting

October 29, 2019 - Phoenix, Arizona

Copyright Law, Fair Use and Social Media

July 23, 2019 - Washington, D.C.

Paragraph IV Disputes 2019

April 29, 2019 - New York, NY

11th Annual In-House Counsel Conference

April 24, 2019 - Philadelphia, PA

In The News

Six Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named to the 2024 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

March 29, 2024

Andrew Elbaz, Rory Godinho, Shane Hardy, Michael Osborne, Steven Weisz, and Kevin Zimka were named to the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2024.

Cozen O’Connor Promotes 23 Attorneys to Member

March 15, 2024

“This is a group of terrific lawyers across many offices and practices areas and we look forward to following their achievements,” said Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Heller.

Can IP Help Design Fashion’s Green Revival?

March 11, 2024

Lisa Ferrari was quoted in a World IP Review article exploring how IP can play a crucial role in the fashion industry’s shift towards more sustainable practices and innovation.

Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys, Practice Area Recognized in 2024 Chambers Global Rankings

March 05, 2024

Geoffrey Ferrer, Shane Hardy, Michael Osborne, and Steven Weisz were recognized in their practice areas based on their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.

SCOTUS ‘Attacks’ Paul Weiss Partner in Copyright Damages Case

February 22, 2024

Samuel Lewis was quoted in a Managing IP article discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s doubt about copyright damages brought up in oral arguments in Warner Chappell Music v Sherman Nealy.

U.S. Supreme Court Limits Lanham Act Infringement to Cases Where Use in Commerce Occurred in the United States

February 09, 2024

Noelle Engle-Hardy coauthored an article for the International Trademark Association discussing the U.S. Supreme Court's Abitron decision.

Intellectual Property Department Honored by World Trademark Review 2024

February 06, 2024

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000. Amy Divino, Noelle Engle-Hardy, Lisa Ferrari, Shane Hardy, Ashley Kessler, Lorraine Linford, Camille Miller, Melanie Miller, Brigeeta Richdale, and Edward Weisz were named to the World Trademark Review 1000 list.

James Gale Appointed Co-Chair of the ABA Commercial and Business Litigation Section Trade Secrets Litigation Subcommittee

November 13, 2023

James Gale, co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation group, has been appointed co-chair of the Trade Secrets Litigation Subcommittee for the American Bar Association Commercial and Business Litigation Section.

Any Obando Ospina Passes Trademarks Agent Exam

October 23, 2023

Any Obando Ospina, an associate in Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, recently passed the Trademarks Agent Exam in Canada.

Amy Divino Joins the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University’s Board of Visitors

October 19, 2023

Amy Divino, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Trademark Prosecution Practice, has been named to the Board of Visitors for the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.

Three Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Chambers Canada

October 13, 2023

Shane Hardy (Intellectual Property), Michael G. Osborne (Competition/Antitrust: Litigators), and Steven J. Weisz (Restructuring/Insolvency) were also recognized in the 2023 Chambers Global rankings.

Super Lawyers Recognizes 27 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

September 22, 2023

Thirteen attorneys were recognized as Super Lawyers and 14 were named “Rising Stars.”

Hugh Marbury Named to the Common Crawl Foundation’s Board of Advisors

September 19, 2023

Hugh Marbury, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Copyright Practice and resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, has been named to the Board of Advisors for the Common Crawl Foundation.

Copyright Law and Generative AI: What a Mess

August 30, 2023

Samuel Lewis was quoted in the ABA Journal discussing the recent surge of authors, artists, and programmers who have sued generative artificial intelligence companies for copyright violations.

Ten Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch in Canada

August 24, 2023

Ten Cozen O’Connor lawyers from the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices were selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023

Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Five Cozen O’Connor Intellectual Property Attorneys Recognized by IAM Patent 1000

August 08, 2023

IAM Patent 1000 has named Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, Keith Fredlake, Jeffrey Gendzwill, and Edward Weisz to their 2023 list.

Business owners beware: The AI backlash is mounting — and so are the lawsuits

July 06, 2023

Samuel Lewis was quoted in The Business Journals discussing how the copyright status of generative artificial intelligence can be complex.

Super Lawyers Names 12 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2023 Florida List

June 30, 2023

Selection to Super Lawyers is based on peer nominations and evaluations, combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of attorneys are named Super Lawyers; only 2.5% of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars.

Supreme Court snub of Apple and Broadcom clarifies IPR estoppel tactics

June 28, 2023

Thomas Fisher was quoted in World Intellectual Property Review discussing SCOTUS’ decision not to hear Apple and Broadcom’s petition for a writ of certiorari of a ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Samuel Lewis Appointed to Two Roles by the Florida Bar

June 27, 2023

Samuel Lewis, co-chair of the firm’s Copyright Practice, has been named the chair of the Florida Bar’s Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration Committee.

Eight Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

June 27, 2023

Eight members of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, Frank Abramonte, Noelle Engle-Hardy, Thomas Fisher, James Gale, Gregory Gulia, Shane Hardy, Hugh Marbury, and Camille Miller, were named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property.

As Tech Market Heats Up, More Firms Are Ready For Denver

June 12, 2023

Curtis Vock was quoted in Law360 discussing the growth of tech and life sciences in Denver and Boulder, Colorado.

Eighty-eight Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 23 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2023 Guide

June 05, 2023

Of the 88 lawyers ranked, 17 lawyers have been recognized nationally, and eighteen were recognized in Band 1. Eight of the firm's practice areas have been recognized nationally, and nine were ranked Band 1.

Fed. Circ. Won't Revive Vanda's Sleep Disorder Patent Claims

May 10, 2023

Cozen O'Connor successfully represented Apotex in a patent dispute with Vanda Pharmaceuticals over the sleep disorder drug Hetlioz.

Intellectual Property Department and Camille Miller Recognized by Patexia

May 09, 2023

Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Department and Co-Chair Camille Miller have been recognized by Patexia in their Trademark Intelligence Report, a comprehensive report showcasing the best performing and most active trademark prosecution law firms and lawyers.

Four Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named to the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

March 14, 2023

Shane Hardy, Michael Osborne, Steven Weisz, and Kevin Zimka were named to the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2023.

Noelle Engle-Hardy Recognized by International Trademark Association

March 03, 2023

Noelle Engle-Hardy, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, has been recognized by the International Trademark Association (INTA) as a High-Performing Committee Member.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Chambers Global Rankings

February 22, 2023

Chambers Global has recognized six Cozen O’Connor attorneys: Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Shane Hardy (Toronto – Intellectual Property), Michael Osborne (Toronto – Antitrust & Competition), Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment), and Steven Weisz (Toronto – Bankruptcy & Restructuring) as worldwide leaders in their respective practices.

Intellectual Property Department Honored by World Trademark Review 2023

February 22, 2023

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Cozen O’Connor adds Eight More Intellectual Property Professionals to its Fast-Growing International IP Practice; Will Open New Office in Boulder, Colorado

February 16, 2023

The group consists of IP attorneys Curtis A. Vock, Douglas W. Link, X. Peter Chen, Ph.D., and Steve K. Barton, M.D.; patent agents Brian T. Schwartz, Ph.D., Daniel M. Farkas, Ph.D., and Rebecca "Becky" Rudolph; and tech specialist Perry Youngs.

AI for Trademark Lawyers Moving Beyond Search to Expanding Work

February 14, 2023

Ashley Kessler spoke with Bloomberg Law about using artificial intelligence to assist in trademark work.

‘I hate this rule’: the FTC's controversial non-competes ban

January 17, 2023

Jim Gale spoke with World Intellectual Property Review to discuss the Federal Trade Commission's proposed rule banning noncompete agreements and its impact on trade secrets.

Fed. Circ. Won't Bar Generic Sleep Meds Amid Vanda Appeal

January 03, 2023

Cozen O'Connor successfully represented Apotex at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in securing a denial of Vanda Pharmaceuticals' bid to seek an injunction pending an appeal of Apotex's and Teva's victory in the District of Delaware.

Copyright & Trademark Cases To Watch In 2023

January 02, 2023

Hugh Marbury was quoted in Law360 discussing Hachette v. Internet Archive.

The Biggest Copyright Rulings Of 2022

December 16, 2022

Hugh Marbury was quoted in Law360 discussing one of the top copyright rulings of 2022, Gray v. Hudson.

Teva, Apotex Win Ax Of Patents In Sleep Drug Suit

December 13, 2022

Cozen O’Connor scored a major win for Apotex Inc. and Apotex Corp. in federal court in Delaware.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

Camille Miller Named Lexology Client Choice Awards 2022 Winner

November 15, 2022

Camille Miller, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, has been recognized by Lexology as a Client Choice Awards 2022 winner.

Two Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Chambers Canada Rankings

October 14, 2022

Chambers Canada has recognized two Cozen O’Connor attorneys, Shane Hardy and Steven J. Weisz, as leaders in their respective practices.

SCOTUS To Look at ‘Fair Use’ in Warhol ‘Prince Series’ Case [WIPR]

October 11, 2022

Samuel Lewis was quoted in World Intellectual Property Review discussing how the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments on whether Andy Warhol’s “Prince Series” infringed a photographer's copyright, the outcome of which could change the law on ‘fair use’.

21 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 03, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 21 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Broward Company Hits Luxury Bedding Seller With Trademark Complaint

August 25, 2022

James Gale spoke with the Daily Business Review, discussing a Broward County small business involved in a lawsuit with a Swedish ultra-luxury bedding company for the alleged misuse and abuse of the U.S. legal system.

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

August 22, 2022

210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Intellectual Property Attorneys Recognized by IAM Patent 1000

July 22, 2022

IAM Patent 1000 has named Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, Keith Fredlake, Jeffrey Gendzwill, and Edward Weisz to their 2022 list.

If US Court Says Delta-8 Product Is Lawful And Trademark Valid, Will Federal Agencies Listen?

July 19, 2022

Jonathan Gale was quoted in HBW Insight discussing a recent 9th Circuit ruling that upheld granting a firm preliminary injunction stopping competitors from using its trademarked brand for delta-8 THC products.

Super Lawyers Names 10 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2022 Florida List

July 11, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 10 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list.

Litigation in the Metaverse: Is IP Fit for Purpose?

June 07, 2022

David Sunshine was quoted in World IP Review discussing how intellectual property impacts the metaverse.

Chambers Ranks 86 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 22 Practice Areas in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

June 02, 2022

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 86 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2022 edition.

Seven Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

May 31, 2022

Seven members of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, James Gale, Gregory Gulia, Shane Hardy, Hugh Marbury, and Camille Miller have all been named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property.

Even With Pandemic, Patent Suit Filings Held Steady In 2021

May 18, 2022

Blake Coblentz was quoted in Law 360 discussing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on patent filings.

New IP Litigator at Cozen O’Connor

April 26, 2022

Noelle Engle-Hardy was featured in The Lawyer's Daily's ​article that discussed her joining Cozen O'Connor.

Cozen O’Connor Continues its North American IP Group Buildout, Adding IP Litigator Noelle Engle-Hardy to its Toronto Office

April 25, 2022

Engle-Hardy comes to Cozen O’Connor from Smart & Biggar LLP, where she worked in the firm’s trademark, copyright, industrial design, and litigation practice groups.

A To-Do List For New USPTO Director Kathi Vidal

April 06, 2022

Ian Blum was quoted in Law 360 discussing what issues the new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Kathi Vidal, is facing.

Warhol v Goldsmith Could Be ‘Biggest Copyright Case in Decades’

April 04, 2022

Samuel Lewis was quoted in Managing IP discussing the U.S. Supreme Court picking up a fair use case between the Andy Warhol Foundation and photographer Lynn Goldsmith over pictures of the late pop star Prince.

The Inside BS on Patents and Intellectual Property Law

April 04, 2022

Edward Weisz joined Dave Lorenzo's Inside BS Show to discuss the value of intellectual property to a business as well as many other aspects of intellectual property law.

SCOTUS To Examine Fair Use in Warhol ‘Prince Series’ Case

March 29, 2022

Samuel Lewis was quoted in World Intellectual Property Review discussing how the US Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments on whether Andy Warhol’s “Prince Series” infringed a photographer's copyright, the outcome of which could change the law on ‘fair use’.

A Stitch in Time: Untangling H&M V Unicolors

March 17, 2022

Lisa Ferrari spoke with World Intellectual Property Review about a dispute from five years ago over a geometric design pattern that wove a tapestry of misaligned judgments throughout the U.S. courts, even prompting an intervention by the U.S. government.

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2022

March 10, 2022

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Hugh Marbury Named to Board of Directors of Living Classroom

March 04, 2022

Hugh Marbury, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, has been named to the Living Classroom’s board of directors for the National Capital Region.

Think Before You Pin: Pinterest & Copyright

February 24, 2022

Edward Weisz spoke with Thomas Jefferson University discussing fair use, a section of the copyright law also called Title 17 of the United States Code that governs the protection of works while promoting scholarship.

Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Chambers Global Rankings

February 17, 2022

Chambers Global has recognized four Cozen O’Connor attorneys: Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Shane Hardy (Toronto – Intellectual Property), and Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment), as worldwide leaders in their respective practices.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 Practice Areas Nationwide, 121 Practice Areas Regionally

November 04, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 practice areas nationwide and 121 practice areas regionally.

Super Lawyers Recognizes 17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

October 04, 2021

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2021 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

Wizards and Demons: Does a Copyright Claim Spell Trouble for Card Gamers?

September 20, 2021

Lisa Ferrari spoke with World Intellectual Property Review about a problematic copyright grant that has upset players of the card game, Magic: the Gathering.

Q&A: Shouvik Biswas, Aaron Lukas and Blake Coblentz on the America Invents Act

September 16, 2021

Blake Coblentz and Aaron Lukas spoke with World Intellectual Property Review to discuss the 10-year anniversary of the America Invents Act (AIA).

Three Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Selected to Best Lawyers in Canada

August 26, 2021

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers has selected three Cozen O’Connor lawyers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Deerfield health care marketing company faces lawsuit for ‘bait-and-switch’

August 20, 2021

James Gale was quoted in Florida Politics discussing a recent complaint filed targeting Deerfield, Florida-based company Insurance Care Direct.

More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Five Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to 2021 Washington Super Lawyers List

July 20, 2021

Super Lawyers has named five Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2021 list of top practitioners in Washington.

'So Many More People Calling Themselves IP Lawyers,' Creating Challenge for Attorneys in This Practice Area

July 19, 2021

In an interview with the Daily Business Review, Jim Gale discussed what keeps him awake about his practice, what attracted him to intellectual property law, how trade secret business held steady through the pandemic, if the COVID-19 outbreak resulted in an increase in trade secret litigation, and what he sees as a threat.

WTR Global Leaders - Camille Miller

July 15, 2021

In an interview with World Trademark Review, Camille Miller discussed her career, the trademark landscape, and the firm's Intellectual Property Department.

Intellectual Property Department and Camille Miller Recognized by Patexia

June 29, 2021

Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Department and Co-Chair Camille Miller have been recognized by Patexia in their Trademark Intelligence Report, a comprehensive report showcasing the best performing and most active trademark prosecution law firms and lawyers.

Super Lawyers Names Five Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2021 Florida List

June 24, 2021

Super Lawyers has named five Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list.

Cozen O’Connor Expands International Offices with Strategic Additions in Vancouver and Toronto

June 14, 2021

The new additions will further expand the firm’s North American Intellectual Property, Securities Litigation, White Collar Defense & Investigations, Product Liability, and Commercial Litigation practices.

New Fla. Trade Secrets Law Seen As Too Easy To Abuse

June 11, 2021

James Gale was quoted in Law360 discussing how attorneys fear a new Florida trade secrets law that aims to target China and other foreign agents looking to steal intellectual property casts too wide a net and could catch employees in run-of-the-mill trade secrets disputes.

47 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 28, 2021

Super Lawyers has selected 47 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

82 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 19 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

May 26, 2021

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 15 lawyers have been recognized nationally.

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2021

April 15, 2021

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

YouTube’s ‘Checks’ copyright system: what lawyers think

April 09, 2021

David Sunshine was quoted in World IP Review discussing YouTube's new ‘Checks’ system.

Fintiv Rule Challenges Face Long Odds After Fed. Circ. Ruling

March 16, 2021

Keri Schaubert was quoted in Law360 discussing how technology companies and generic-drug makers have said the policy, known as the NHK-Fintiv rule after the PTAB rulings that established it, unfairly restricts the ability to seek inter partes review of patents under the America Invents Act.

How the rise of PTAB discretionary denials impacts Hatch-Waxman strategies

February 11, 2021

Blake Coblentz was quoted in IAM discussing how the recent denial of a Mylan IPR petition suggests that some pharma patents may be insulated from controversial administrative challenges, with serious implications for generic litigation strategies.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide

February 02, 2021

Six Cozen O'Connor attorneys have been honored by the South Florida Legal Guide for their work in South Florida over the last year.

Camille Miller Named to Lawyer International Legal 100

January 28, 2021

Camille Miller, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property department has been recognized by Lawyer International to their Legal 100 for 2021.

The Right Choice: IP Stakeholders Emphasize Practical Experience, Strong IP Advocacy in Next USPTO Head

January 26, 2021

Aaron Lukas was quoted in IPWatchdog discussing the vacancy of under secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as well as deputy.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 25 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 05, 2020

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 25 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

Cozen O’Connor Bolsters Washington, D.C., Intellectual Property Practice with the Addition of Jeffrey T. Gendzwill and Keith D. Fredlake

October 26, 2020

Both Gendzwill and Fredlake join from Kilpatrick Townsend and will become members of the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice that comprises nearly 50 attorneys representing national and international corporate clients from startups to multinational companies.

Virus Delays, Few Approvals Dry Up Generic Drug Lawsuits in 2020

September 09, 2020

Keri Schaubert was quoted in Bloomberg Law discussing drug patent lawsuits that took a 21% dive from this time last year, a “perfect storm” that traces back to 2016 when the FDA only approved a handful of new drugs.

200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 200 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

BuzzFeed’s Loss in Photo Case Affirmed by Second Circuit

August 13, 2020

Samuel Lewis was quoted in Bloomberg Law discussing copyright management information and BuzzFeed being liable under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for altering a photographer’s credit for a picture and publishing the photo in an article without permission.

Five Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to 2020 Washington Super Lawyers List

July 17, 2020

Super Lawyers has named five Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2020 list of top practitioners in Washington.

Rush for Generic Go-Ahead on Novel Drugs Roils Pharma Industry

June 19, 2020

Blake Coblentz was quoted in Bloomberg Law discussing how generic drugmakers are increasingly lining up to bring competing versions of brand-name products to the market at the earliest possible date.

Super Lawyers Names Seven Florida Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2020 List

June 11, 2020

Super Lawyers has named seven Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Lawyering Through Covid-19: What We’ve Heard From the Practices

May 28, 2020

Blake Coblentz was quoted in Bloomberg Law about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting a cross-section of practice groups and industries.

Four Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

May 14, 2020

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.

63 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2020 Guide

May 14, 2020

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 63 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2020 edition.

Fourteen Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

April 20, 2020

Super Lawyers has named 14 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

Waiving Coronavirus Research Liability Driven by Lost HIV Work

March 17, 2020

Kerry McTigue spoke with Bloomberg Law about the level of urgency that the government is asking drugmakers to work towards a vaccine for coronavirus.

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2020

February 20, 2020

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Camille Miller Honored by Corporate LiveWire

February 10, 2020

Camille Miller was named the Corporate LiveWire IP Dispute Lawyer of the Year.

James Gale Named to the 2020 Global Law Experts

February 06, 2020

James Gale was listed in the 2020 Global Law Experts handbook for his work in intellectual property at Cozen O'Connor.

Fashion Fights Heading to the Supreme Court

January 13, 2020

Edward Weisz was quoted in Women's Wear Daily discussing trademark lawsuits involving fashion.

Seven Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide

December 17, 2019

Seven Cozen O'Connor attorney have been honored by the South Florida Legal Guide for their work in South Florida for the last year.

Four Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

October 15, 2019

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.

17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 27, 2019

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2019 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

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

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to 2019 Washington Super Lawyers List

June 12, 2019

Super Lawyers has named six attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2019 lists of top practitioners in Washington.

64 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 21, 2019

Super Lawyers has selected 64 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Cozen O’Connor Advises Marquee Brands LLC on its Acquisition of the Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse Brands

May 02, 2019

The Cozen O’Connor team was led by intellectual property lawyers Lisa A. Ferrari and Edward M. Weisz. The Martha Stewart transaction is Cozen O’Connor’s second major Marquee Brands deal in the last five months.

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Hugh Marbury Celebrates 10 Years at the American Law Institute

April 25, 2019

Hugh Marbury is celebrating his 10th year since being elected to the American Law Institute.

Contacts

Kerry B. McTigue

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property

kmctigue@cozen.com

(202) 912-4810

Camille M. Miller

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property

cmiller@cozen.com

(215) 665-7273

W. Blake Coblentz

Co-Chair, Hatch-Waxman & Biologics
Vice Chair, Intellectual Property

wcoblentz@cozen.com

(202) 912-4837

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Awards

Ten Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch in Canada

August 24, 2023

Ten Cozen O’Connor lawyers from the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices were selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023

Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Super Lawyers Names 12 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2023 Florida List

June 30, 2023

Selection to Super Lawyers is based on peer nominations and evaluations, combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of attorneys are named Super Lawyers; only 2.5% of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars.

Samuel Lewis Appointed to Two Roles by the Florida Bar

June 27, 2023

Samuel Lewis, co-chair of the firm’s Copyright Practice, has been named the chair of the Florida Bar’s Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration Committee.

Eight Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

June 27, 2023

Eight members of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, Frank Abramonte, Noelle Engle-Hardy, Thomas Fisher, James Gale, Gregory Gulia, Shane Hardy, Hugh Marbury, and Camille Miller, were named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property.

Eighty-eight Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 23 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2023 Guide

June 05, 2023

Of the 88 lawyers ranked, 17 lawyers have been recognized nationally, and eighteen were recognized in Band 1. Eight of the firm's practice areas have been recognized nationally, and nine were ranked Band 1.

Four Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named to the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

March 14, 2023

Shane Hardy, Michael Osborne, Steven Weisz, and Kevin Zimka were named to the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2023.

Noelle Engle-Hardy Recognized by International Trademark Association

March 03, 2023

Noelle Engle-Hardy, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, has been recognized by the International Trademark Association (INTA) as a High-Performing Committee Member.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Chambers Global Rankings

February 22, 2023

Chambers Global has recognized six Cozen O’Connor attorneys: Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Shane Hardy (Toronto – Intellectual Property), Michael Osborne (Toronto – Antitrust & Competition), Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment), and Steven Weisz (Toronto – Bankruptcy & Restructuring) as worldwide leaders in their respective practices.

Intellectual Property Department Honored by World Trademark Review 2023

February 22, 2023

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

Camille Miller Named Lexology Client Choice Awards 2022 Winner

November 15, 2022

Camille Miller, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department, has been recognized by Lexology as a Client Choice Awards 2022 winner.

Two Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Chambers Canada Rankings

October 14, 2022

Chambers Canada has recognized two Cozen O’Connor attorneys, Shane Hardy and Steven J. Weisz, as leaders in their respective practices.

21 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 03, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 21 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Chambers Ranks 86 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 22 Practice Areas in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

June 02, 2022

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 86 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2022 edition.

Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Chambers Global Rankings

February 17, 2022

Chambers Global has recognized four Cozen O’Connor attorneys: Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Shane Hardy (Toronto – Intellectual Property), and Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment), as worldwide leaders in their respective practices.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 Practice Areas Nationwide, 121 Practice Areas Regionally

November 04, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 practice areas nationwide and 121 practice areas regionally.

Super Lawyers Recognizes 17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

October 04, 2021

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2021 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Super Lawyers Names Five Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2021 Florida List

June 24, 2021

Super Lawyers has named five Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list.

47 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 28, 2021

Super Lawyers has selected 47 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

82 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 19 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

May 26, 2021

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 15 lawyers have been recognized nationally.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide

February 02, 2021

Six Cozen O'Connor attorneys have been honored by the South Florida Legal Guide for their work in South Florida over the last year.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 25 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 05, 2020

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 25 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 200 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Super Lawyers Names Seven Florida Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2020 List

June 11, 2020

Super Lawyers has named seven Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

63 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2020 Guide

May 14, 2020

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 63 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2020 edition.

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2020

February 20, 2020

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Camille Miller Honored by Corporate LiveWire

February 10, 2020

Camille Miller was named the Corporate LiveWire IP Dispute Lawyer of the Year.

17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 27, 2019

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2019 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

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

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

64 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 21, 2019

Super Lawyers has selected 64 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

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

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-five 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.

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