What the team is known for Draws acclaim for its strong offering across the patent, trademark and copyright spaces. Possesses strength and depth in a number of areas including pharmaceuticals and biosimilars. Continues to excel in false advertising and Lanham Act matters.
Strengths Clients praise the "efficient" and "effective" firm for how "they manage a lean team" and "know how to identify the issues and streamline the case."
Work highlights Represented Janssen Biotech and New York University in one of the first cases affected by the new legislation regarding biosimilars. The case alleged infringement against Celltrion and Hospira following their attempts to market a biosimilar of Remicade.
Acted for Living Essentials in the enforcement of its 5-hour ENERGY brand shots trademark, shutting down a counterfeit manufacturer and obtaining statutory damages of $20 million.
Significant clients Dow Jones, S&P Global, Time Warner Cable, Fleischer Studios, LifeScan.
"Really, really excellent lawyer" Gregory Diskant is "absolutely the real deal," according to sources, who highlight his "high-class" litigation practice. He works in sectors including biotechnology, media and entertainment and financial services.
Geoffrey Potter is "one of the leading lawyers in anticounterfeiting," according to clients, who say that he is "tenacious" and "brilliant." He is also praised for being "able to think outside the box" and for being "a lawyer who genuinely looks out for his client's best interests."
William Cavanaugh is a "really excellent lawyer" whose IP litigation practice also includes significant antitrust and commercial aspects. He represents pharmaceutical, software and medical device clients.
The "extremely smart" Robert LoBue is an experienced litigator whose longstanding IP practice is complemented by notable antitrust and First Amendment work. One commentator describes him as "the exact type of lawyer that in-house counsel need. He gives real-world advice, not some academic exercise."
Lewis Popovski litigates a range of technology patent matters including those involving microprocessors, optical communication devices and mechanical systems. Interviewees describe him as one who "works hard, digs in" and "exhibits the ability to handle pressure and obstacles with extreme ease."