News: Press Release

Tony Pezzano Joins Offit Kurman in New York Office

For Immediate Release

New York City| September 30, 2020

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Tony Pezzano has joined the firm’s offices as a Principal in its New York City offices. He will serve as a member with the firm’s intellectual property practice group.

Mr. Pezzano has successfully tried cases involving technology innovation across a diverse range of industries − particularly consumer, recreational and pharmaceutical products; chemical and petroleum products and processes; wireless telecommunication devices and equipment; computer software, hardware and systems; and printing engines and systems. He has appeared in numerous trials in the federal district courts, including both bench and jury trials, and International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Hearings.

One of Tony's major areas of focus has been his representation of brand pharmaceutical companies in suits against generic drug companies under the Hatch-Waxman Act.  He has served as lead counsel for brand pharmaceutical companies in over two dozen filed Hatch-Waxman cases during the past ten years involving antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, anticoagulant, and anti-organ transplant  rejection drug products.

Another major focus has been Tony’s practice in ITC Section 337 investigations. He has successfully represented both Complainants and Respondents in ITC Section 337 investigations involving biologics, SeaDoos/WaveRunners, wireless communication devices, including mobile phones and tablets, computers routers and Segway/hoverboards.  Tony is Past President (2009) of the ITC Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Pezzano received his Juris Doctorate Hofstra University, and his Bachelor of Science from Columbia University. He is admitted to practice in New York, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court of Colorado, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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