John M. Griem, Jr. Joins as Partner in the New York Office
NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that John M. Griem, Jr., will join the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Patent Litigation Practice. He joins from the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP where he was also a partner.
“The addition of Jack to our patent litigation team is representative of our dedication to hiring top-tier partners and further strengthening our national platform and reputation for excellence in IP,” said Loeb & Loeb Chairman Michael Beck.
Griem concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation, particularly pharmaceutical and biotech patent litigation, including complex Hatch-Waxman cases. He has led major patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic testing, medical products, and consumer electronic fields, among others. He also has significant experience leading trademark litigation and addressing antitrust claims and counterclaims. Additionally, Griem’s practice includes analyzing and negotiating license and technology development agreements and addressing intellectual property issues arising in corporate and finance transactions. He acts as the Vice-Chair of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Issues Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
“Loeb & Loeb is known for its depth and breadth in IP and Jack will further strengthen our bench,” said Mark Waddell, Co-Chair of Loeb & Loeb’s Patent Litigation Department. “His experience representing pharmaceutical companies in high profile patent litigation matters will benefit many of our clients.”
“Loeb & Loeb is committed to growing its IP platform and is known for paying close attention to clients’ concerns,” said Jack Griem. “I am excited to become a part of its energetic patent litigation group.”
Griem earned his A.B. in Chemistry and Psychology from Dartmouth College and his J.D. with distinction from Hofstra University School of Law where he was on the editorial board of the Law Review.
Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. Winner of the 2010 Chambers Award for Excellence in Media, the firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advanced media; bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights; business litigation; energy; entertainment; finance; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; technology; and tax and wealth services. Loeb & Loeb has five domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville and Washington, DC, as well as a representative office in Beijing. For more information please visit http://www.loeb.com