Thompson Coburn LLP is a full-service business law firm with 380 attorneys nationwide practicing in more than 50 areas of the law, including financial services, business/ transactional, human resources, intellectual property, litigation, private client, real estate, environmental, regulatory and lobbying and policy. The Firm serves a diverse client base, and we are regularly ranked among the nation’s top law firms for client service and delivering value by BTI Consulting.
Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. We have a fully integrated IP litigation, counseling and prosecution practice and are called on to litigate IP disputes involving core technologies, products and brands. Visit us as: www.cooley.com.
Robyn is an experienced patent litigator who represents clients in patent, trademark and copyright matters in federal courts and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Robyn provides clients an early assessment of potential litigation, develops strategies for product development and launch, and provides day-to-day counsel on general IP concerns.
Holding two undergraduate degrees in horticulture and plant biology, Robyn brings a unique skillset to clients seeking biotechnology and life sciences legal counsel.
Mr. Lief has been litigating intellectual property matters for over two decades – establishing a winning track record and a reputation for courtroom excellence. He has litigated dozens of Hatch-Waxman and other pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical and consumer products cases, as well as copyright, trademark and trade secret cases. He has argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, tried cases before numerous federal courts throughout the United States and made appearances in foreign courts pursuant to the Hague Convention.
Mr. Lief’s matters have spanned a range of technologies, including: pharmaceutics, biotechnology, organic chemistry, polymers, antibodies, combinatorial chemistry, RNAi, antibiotics, anti-depressants, anti-epileptic drugs, anti-retroviral drugs, ADHD medicines, gastrointestinal and anti-ulcer medicines, sustained-release formulations, peptide drug formulation, drug-stabilization, advanced battery systems, detergents and deodorants.
Mr. Lief has been recognized as a New York SuperLawyer from 2013 through the present.