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NEW YORK, April 20, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Netwo…

NEW YORK, April 20, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that James J. DeCarlo has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Intellectual Property Department in the New York office. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. DeCarlo was a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

He is a registered patent attorney actively involved in all aspects of intellectual property counseling, including: litigating patent, trademark and copyright matters; counseling clients on the strategic use and management of intellectual property assets; drafting infringement, validity and freedom to operate opinions; drafting and negotiating complex technology licenses, software agreements and Internet agreements; and directing the prosecution of patent applications in areas such as electronic commerce, streaming media, Internet search engines, telecommunications, computer software and hardware, business methods, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, electronics and electro-mechanical devices.

“James DeCarlo’s extensive experience as a patent attorney makes him an excellent addition to the firm as we continue to expand the breadth of our growing intellectual property practice,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Managing Shareholder of the New York office and National Operating Shareholder.

“Bringing James to Greenberg Traurig adds a major talent to our national and local capabilities. His extensive experience in patent litigation adds to the capacity and scope of our intellectual property practice, thereby, enhancing our ability to serve our clients,” said Paul Sutton, Co-Chair of the National Intellectual Property practice.

Mr. DeCarlo earned his J.D. from New York Law School and his B.S.E.E. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1,350 attorneys and governmental professionals in 27 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia, including strategic alliances with Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome, Italy; and Hayabusa Kokusai Law Offices in Tokyo, Japan. The firm is ranked No. 8 as reported in The National Law Journal’s listing of the largest law firms in the U.S. Greenberg Traurig locations: Albany, NY; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Milan, Italy; Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Rome, Italy; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; West Palm Beach, FL; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. For additional information, please visit the firm’s Web site at www.gtlaw.com.

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