NEW YORK, NY — October 1 , 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Brian Coggio has joined the firm as Shareholder in the Intellectual Property Department in the New York office. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Coggio was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and before that, a Senior Partner at Pennie & Edmonds. Mr. Coggio has extensive experience in all aspects of complex intellectual property litigation including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and antitrust. He focuses his practice on chemical/pharmaceutical disputes and litigations instituted under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Brian is an Adjunct Professor of law at Fordham University School of Law.
“Bringing Brian to Greenberg Traurig will add significant talent to our already extensive national and local intellectual property capabilities, especially our growing niche in biotechnology,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Managing Shareholder of the New York office and National Operating Shareholder.
“Brian’s comprehensive knowledge of intellectual property law makes him an excellent addition to our existing intellectual property practice,” said Paul Sutton, Co-Chair of the National Intellectual Property Practice. “His vast experience will be an invaluable resource to our local, regional and global clients and will further augment our ability to serve their specialized needs in a collaborative and business-oriented style.”
Mr. Coggio earned his LL.M in Trade Regulations from New York University School of Law, his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, and his B.Ch.E. from Manhattan College.