October 25, 2020

Volume X, Number 299

Mintz

Brian Lam Mintz

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice.

Mintz was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Our collaborative attorneys work within four core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory – and combine legal, business, and industry insight to provide exceptional legal strategies for clients in a variety of industries.

Mintz creates breakthrough legal strategies that help clients solve problems and forge ahead. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We help clients comply with evolving regulations and compete in emerging markets. While meeting their increasing financing needs, we can also assist with handling employment and labor issues. To compete tomorrow, you need the best business strategy now. We’ll help you make the next move.

Contributing authors from Mintz:

RIchard Block, Labor and Employment Attorney, MIntz Law Firm
Member
Richard is nationally recognized within the field of labor and employment law. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, entertainment...
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Eric Blythe, Bankruptcy, Restructuring, Commercial Law Group, Mintz Levin
Associate
Eric’s practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation and lending, debt restructuring and workouts, distressed debt advising and corporate and municipal reorganization. Past...
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Robert I. Bodian, Mintz  law firm, Litigation Attorney
Managing Member
Bob is the managing partner of Mintz, and has received awards and national recognition for his innovative approach to management. Bob also is a seasoned trial lawyer with a very active...
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Dan Bosworth Mintz New York Securities Lawyer M&As
Associate
Daniel focuses his practice on mergers & acquisitions, securities & capital markets work, and venture capital & emerging growth companies. In 2017, Daniel was a summer associate...
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Marine Bouaziz Corporate Attorney Mintz
Associate
Marine focuses her practice on mergers & acquisitions, corporate transactions, and general corporate matters. She counsels companies in a variety of industries, including technology and...
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Dianne Borque, Health Care, licensure, risk management, attorney, Mintz
Of Counsel
Dianne advises a variety of health care clients on a broad range of issues, including licensure, regulatory, contractual, and risk management matters, and patient care. As former in-house...
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Melissa J. Brayman Patent Lawyer San Diego Mintz
Associate
Melissa’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of US and international patent applications. A registered patent attorney, Melissa has managed patent portfolios involving a...
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Joshua Briones Litigation Lawyer Mintz
Member / Managing Member, Los Angeles Office
Joshua, Managing Member of the firm’s LA office, is a highly experienced trial lawyer with a national practice. He has received awards and national recognition for his innovative approach...
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Paul Brockland Patent Attorney Mintz
Associate
Paul is a certified patent attorney who focuses on a broad range of intellectual property matters. His experience includes preparing and prosecuting US and international patent applications...
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Anne Bruno Securities Attorney
Special Counsel
Anne is a seasoned attorney whose practice spans several areas of corporate and employment law. She has extensive experience advising clients, ranging from startups to multinational public...
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John Condon, Mintz Law Firm, Corporate and Securities Law Attorney
Member
John’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, with emphasis on the biotechnology, medical device and technology industries. John represents companies in structuring,...
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Dan Connelly ML Strategies
ML Strategies - Senior Vice President and Compliance Officer
Dan is Vice President of Government Relations for ML Strategies. He has been directing policy in Massachusetts and the New England region for more than a decade. Dan represents trade...
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Derek E. Constantine, Intellectual Property Attorney, Mintz
Associate
Derek’s practice focuses on the intellectual property assets and technology application portfolios of start-up, US, and international companies in a variety of industries, including medical...
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Staying in compliance with federal, state, Canadian, and international consumer product safety requirements and responding appropriately when there’s a potential hazard or product defect...
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Elizabeth K. Conti Associate Mintz DC FDA Regulatory Health Care Enforcement & Investigations Health Care Compliance, Fraud & Abuse, and Regulatory Counseling Consumer Product Safety
Associate
Elizabeth focuses her practice on regulatory compliance and enforcement defense matters for companies in the pharmaceuticals, medical device, dietary supplement, cosmetics, and food...
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David G. Conway Transactional Attorney Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo New York, NY
Associate
David focuses his practice on transactional work, including private acquisitions, portfolio company add-ons, exits, and co-investments, and on general corporate matters such as corporate...
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Peter Corless Patent Prosecution Attorney Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo Boston, MA
Member
Peter prepares, prosecutes, and manages extensive patent and trademark portfolios on behalf of companies and academic institutions located throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe....
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Kara M. Cormier Associate Mintz Complex Commercial Litigation Trademark Litigation
Associate
Kara’s practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation and includes a wide range of civil disputes involving breach of commercial contracts, trademark infringement,...
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Nicholas C. Cramb, Mintz Levin, Member, Chair, Real Estate Litigation Practice, Real Estate Litigation Product Liability & Complex Tort Insurance and Reinsurance Problem-Solving & Dispute Resolution
Member
Nick, a litigator with a national practice, represents insurers and reinsurers on all matters of coverage and bad faith. He also represents developers, property owners, and financing...
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Thomas Crane, Health Care Attorney, Mintz Levin, Anti-Kickback Lawyer, FLSA,Health Care Compliance, Fraud & Abuse, and Regulatory Counseling Medicare, Medicaid & Commercial Coverage & Reimbursement Health Care Enforcement & Investigations White Collar Defense & Government Investigations
Member
Tom is nationally recognized for his work defending health care clients against anti-kickback, Stark Law, false claims, and whistleblower allegations. His work includes litigation, internal...
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Michael Greis, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Intellectual Property Law Attorney, New York
Member
Michael is an intellectual property attorney whose practice encompasses trademark and copyright enforcement, technology and licensing transactions, patent and trademark portfolio management...
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Eli Greenspan ML Strategies Mintz
Manager of Government Relations
Prior to joining ML Strategies, Eli was a legislative correspondent for US Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), where his experience included health care, education, child welfare, social...
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Kara Grogan Trade & Patent Attorney Mintz Levin
Associate
Kara focuses her practice on Section 337 cases in the International Trade Commission, patent litigation, and assisting clients with licensing agreements. She has experience in drafting...
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Natalie C. Groot Labor & Employment Litigation Attorney Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo Boston, MA
Associate
Natalie counsels clients and litigates employment disputes on a wide variety of employment and labor matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Her litigation...
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Frank Guinta ML Strategies VP
Senior Vice President of ML Strategies/US
Frank is based in our Washington, DC office and is Senior Vice President of ML Strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Frank represented New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district in the US...
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Stephen Gulotta, Corporate and Securities attorney, Mintz Levin, Law Firm
Member / Managing Member, New York Office & Chair, New York Corporate Practice
A two-time BTI Consulting Group Client Service All-Star, Stephen has developed a reputation for immersing himself in his clients’ businesses, becoming a valued advisor to c-suite members...
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Yalonda T. Howze, Health Care Attorney, Mintz Law Firm
Member
Yalonda is a litigator and relationship partner whose focus is on the life sciences industry. Yalonda frequently assembles cross-functional teams to meet her clients’ needs and has...
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Page R. Hubben Associate Mergers & Acquisitions Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Privacy & Cybersecurity
Associate
Page’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, and general corporate law. She represents public and private companies in industries including life sciences...
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Matthew C. Hurley, Intellectual Property Attorney, Mintz Levin, Patent Litigation Arbitration, Mediation, ADR Federal District Court Complex Commercial Litigation Trademark Litigation
Member
Matt is the Section Manager for the Intellectual Property Section at Mintz. The primary focus of Matt’s practice is the representation of life sciences companies in disputes involving...
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Paul Huston, Mintz Levin, Wage & Hour Employment Litigation & Arbitration Discrimination & Harassment Employee Mobility & Trade Secrets Employment Counseling and Training Complex Commercial Litigation
Attorney
Paul Huston is an attorney in the firm’s employment labor and benefits practice group. His practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and general commercial litigation. Paul has a...
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Jonathan Kravetz, Mintz Levin, Securities & Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions International Law Firm Network, Life Sciences
Member
Jon is Chair of the Securities & Capital Markets Practice Group and Co-chair of the Life Sciences Practice Group. He represents clients in both public and privately placed equity and...
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Verna Krishnamurthy, Corporate Attorney, Mintz Law Firm
Associate
Verna’s practice focuses on general corporate and securities laws matters, representing both private and public companies. Verna has experience advising clients in the life sciences, energy...
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Rithika Kulathila, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Litigation Law Attorney, Boston
Associate
Rithika is a litigator with a technical background in biochemistry and molecular biology. Rithika uses her technical and legal experiences when working with companies in the life sciences,...
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Angela Y. Kung Mintz Communications FCC Regulation Legislative Strategy
Of Counsel
Angela draws on significant knowledge of the wireless regulatory landscape and experience at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to advise clients on issues including FCC rules and...
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Sarah Beth S. Kuyers, Mintz Levin, nonprofit affiliation lawyer, health care systems attorney
Associate
Sarah Beth’s practice involves a variety of regulatory, transactional, and enforcement defense matters for clinical laboratories, hospitals, pharmacies, insurers, and other health care...
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Adrian Kwan Associate Mintz Patent Litigation Trademark Litigation. Federal District Court, International Trade Commission,Strategic IP Monetization & Licensing
Associate
Adrian’s practice in intellectual property focuses on trade secrets and patent litigation. Adrian handles nearly all aspects of litigation, from pre-filling investigation through pre-trial...
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Judy Kwok Tax Lawyer Mintz
Member
Judy helps clients develop and implement tax strategies that optimize their business operations and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, cross-...
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Karen Lovitch Mintz DC Health Care Compliance, Fraud & Abuse, and Regulatory Counseling Medicare, Medicaid & Commercial Coverage & Reimbursement Health Care Transactions Health Care Transactional Due Diligence Health Care Enforcement & Investigations
Member
Karen focuses her practice on representing health care companies in regulatory, transactional, and operational matters. She has a substantial health care regulatory background and advises...
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Brendan J. Lowd Associate Wage & Hour Employment Litigation & Arbitration Discrimination & Harassment Employee Mobility & Trade Secrets Complex Commercial Litigation Construction Litigation Class Action Employment Counseling and Training Labor-Management Relations
Associate
Brendan is an experienced and creative litigator, advisor, and counselor to public, private, start-ups, and closely-held companies.  Brendan also represents high-level executives in the...
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Sebastian Lucier, SEC, Corporate, Attorney, Mintz Levin, Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Funds Private Equity Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Securities & Capital Markets
Member
Sebastian is a highly technical attorney who fully understands legal nuances and how to use the law to advance a company’s strategic plan. He has deep ties to San Diego’s start-up community...
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Yarazel Mejorado Complex Commercial Litigator
Associate
Yarazel focuses her practice on complex commercial and real estate litigation. She also maintains an active pro bono practice.   During law school, Yarazel served as a judicial extern for...
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Dinesh Melwani Corporate Attorney
Member
Dinesh is a transactional attorney who advises US and international clients in all types of corporate matters. His practice encompasses M&A transactions, strategic investments, entity...
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William A. Meunier, Mintz Levin, Patent Litigation Lawyer, Biotech Attorney
Member
Bill focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property litigation, with a particular emphasis on patent infringement matters and other disputes related to the enforcement of...
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Pete S. Michaels MIntz Member Securities Litigation White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Arbitration, Mediation,
Member
Pete focuses his practice on securities litigation, regulatory proceedings involving financial service companies and products, and compliance matters. He represents multinational and...
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Jason S. Miller Financial & Coporate Attorney Mintz Law Firm
Associate
Jason focuses his practice on mergers & acquisitions and other corporate transactions, financings, and general corporate matters. He counsels companies in a variety of industries,...
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Joseph M. Miller Antitrust Attorney Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo
Member/Co-Chair
Joe is a seasoned antitrust attorney and Co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust Practice. He has nearly 30 years of experience that spans roles in private practice, as a general counsel, and with...
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Peter M. Miller Estate Planning Lawyer Mintz Law Firm
Member / Chair, Private Client Practice
Peter is the Chair of the firm's Private Client Practice. He represents individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations in a broad spectrum of matters involving estate planning and...
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Mintz creates breakthrough legal strategies that help clients solve problems and forge ahead. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting...
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ML Strategies, LLC is a wholly-owned consulting subsidiary of the law firm of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. (MINTZ). ML Strategies does not provide legal advice or...
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Richard H. Moche, Public Finance, Attorney, Mintz Levin, Law Firm
Member
Rich leads the firm's Public Finance Practice and is a member of the firm's governing Policy Committee as well as its Compensation Committee. He primarily represents mutual funds, indenture...
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R. Robert Popeo, Chairman, Policy Attorney, Mintz Levin, Criminal Defense Lawyer
Chairman
As Chairman of Mintz Levin and a member of the firm’s Policy Committee, Bob is credited with establishing the firm’s Litigation Practice and, in particular, the nationally recognized White...
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Elissa Flynn-Poppey, Government Law Attorney, Mintz Levin, Ethics Lawyer,
Member
Elissa chairs the firm’s Government Law Practice. Before joining Mintz Levin, Elissa was deputy legal counsel to Governor Romney and executive director of the Judicial Nominating Commission...
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Danielle A. Porter Practice Group Associate Boston
Associate
Danielle provides immigration advice and legal strategy to corporate human resources and global mobility teams in a variety of sectors, including information technology, management...
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Jeffrey R. Porter, Environmental Attorney, Mintz Levin, Risk Analysis Lawyer
Member
Jeff leads the firm’s Environmental Law Practice. He is also a member of the firm’s Policy Committee. For 23 years, he has advised clients regarding complex environmental regulatory...
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Natalie Prescott, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Practice Group Associate
Natalie’s practice focuses on a wide range of litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, Natalie worked as the co-founder and trial lawyer for a boutique litigation firm that focuses on...
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Joseph Price, Debt Financing Attorney, Mintz Levin, Restructuring Lawyer
Member
Joseph Price is a Member in the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section. He concentrates his practice on debt financing transactions with special emphasis on both the private equity...
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Talia S. Primor Associate Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Investment Funds Private Equity
Associate
Talia has a general corporate and transactional practice with an emphasis on investment management, venture capital, and emerging companies. She has counseled the advisers of private...
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The frictionless flow of information is a defining feature of today’s information economy. Your organization’s ability to transfer customer data, employee files, financial records, and...
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Clare Prober Complex Commercial Litigation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo Boston, MA
Associate
Clare focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, and data privacy matters. She works with clients across the life sciences sector and in a wide variety of...
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Gauri Punjabi Employment Attorney Mintz Levin
Associate
Gauri’s employment law practice covers the full scope of labor and employment law issues and encompasses a wide range of industries, including health care, life sciences, technology,...
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Farrah Short, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Washington DC, Health Care, Corporate Law Attorney
Special Counsel
Farrah advises on all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including merger review, competitor collaborations, government investigations, private class action litigation, and general...
202-585-3518
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Stephen J. Silveira, Vice President, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Boston, Government Policy, Real Estate Law Attorney
Senior Vice President
Steve is a Senior Vice President at ML Strategies, where he assists a variety of clients in their interactions with state and local governments. He is a recognized leader in Massachusetts...
617-348-3095
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Heather Silver, Mintz Levin Law Firm, San Diego, Health Care and Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Heather focuses her practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on entertainment, health care, and appellate work. She has significant experience in court appearances, settlement...
858-314-1872
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Cliff M. Silverman, Mintz Levin Law Firm, New York, Corporate, Securities Litigation Attorney
Associate
Cliff’s practice focuses on corporate and securities matters, with an emphasis on securities offerings, venture capital, and corporate governance.  Cliff regularly represents both issuers...
212-692-6723
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Adam Sisitsky, Mintz Leving Law Firm, Boston, Corporate and Litigation Law Attorney
Member
Adam is an experienced trial attorney and litigator whose practice encompasses a wide range of matters focusing on business and securities litigation, internal investigations, and...
617-348-1689
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Andrew Skale, Mintz Levin Law Firm, San Diego and Los Angeles, Intellectual Property and Litigation Law Attorney
Member
Andrew’s practice is focused on litigation involving patents, trademarks, and copyrights along with handling issues with entertainment law. In addition, Andrew has prosecuted hundreds of...
858-314-1506
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Shawn Skolky, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Washington DC, Corporate and Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Shawn advises on many aspects of antitrust and competition law, including antitrust counseling, merger review, and private antitrust litigation, including class actions. His consumer...
202-434-7345
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Geoffrey Smith, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Boston, Real Estate Attorney
Of Counsel
Geoff focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and financing, with a particular emphasis on office, laboratory, industrial...
617-348-1767
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Peter Snell, Mintz Levin Law Firm, New York, Intellectual Property and Litigation Law Attorney
Member
Peter litigates patent infringement, patent invalidity, and other intellectual property disputes in courts all across the country, including US district courts and the US Court of Appeals...
212-692-6850
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Bruce Sokler, Mintz Levin Law Firm, Washington DC, Health Care, Antitrust and Litigation Attorney
Member
Bruce is Chair of the Antitrust Section and in his over 30 years in private practice, he has developed extensive experience in both antitrust and communications regulation, including...
202-434-7303
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