Loeb & Loeb Bolsters Patent Litigation Team in New York Office – Legal Announcements

NEW YORK – April 17, 2008 – LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Brad S. Needleman will join the firm’s Litigation Department as a partner focusing on patent litigation. He also joins the firm’s Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industry Team. Needleman, who will be resident in the firm’s New York office, was previously a partner with Gibbons, P.C. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Needleman’s practice focuses on all aspects of patent litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels with particular emphasis on patent cases involving pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology matters including significant experience with Hatch-Waxman litigation. He also has substantial experience with patent cases involving the electrical and mechanical arts. In addition to litigation, Needleman regularly advises clients on the issues of infringement, validity and enforceability of patents, and he has extensive experience in the analysis and assessment of patent damages and remedies.

Needleman is a registered patent attorney with experience handling matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including patent interferences before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, and has represented clients in patent disputes before the United States International Trade Commission.

“Brad’s extensive experience in all aspects of patent law make him a valuable asset to our litigation practice,” said Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair Michael Beck. “We’re enthusiastic about him joining this growing practice and look forward to welcoming him to the firm.”

Prior to becoming an attorney, Needleman worked as a research scientist at Schering-Plough and as a research technician in the Biochemistry Department at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and his B.S. with Highest Honors from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair John Frankenheimer commented, “Brad’s research background both in the private sector, and at the university level, provide him with a solid understanding of the biotech industry that will be very beneficial to many of our clients.”

Loeb & Loeb’s patent litigators in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago represent clients from around the world in all manner of patent disputes. As lead trial counsel, they have litigated patents in every technology field, including computer software, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, military technology, consumer products, mechanical devices, electronics and optics. The firm has represented clients of all sizes, from emerging start-up companies to Fortune 100 companies.

“Loeb & Loeb is building one of the premier patent litigation practices in the country and I am eager to be a part of this well respected team of attorneys,” Needleman said.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm with nearly 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe. For more information please visit http://www.loeb.com/

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