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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP  

Legal Services | New York, USA

tel: 212 336 2000 | fax: 212 336 2222
1133 Avenue of the Americas | New York | New York | 10036-6710 | USA


New York, New York

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP's Overview

Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers committed to providing high quality legal advice and service to clients and to maintaining a congenial and diverse workplace. We make our clients’ business issues our own. At the same time, we care about our attorneys, our staff and the community we are privileged to serve. As a result of our performance and our values, the firm was included on The American Lawyer’s 2015 “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States.

Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law. Our practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews. Clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to major media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from fine art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1919
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 200


Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Art and Museum Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Reorganization and Creditors' Rights
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Corporate
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • False Advertising
  • False Claims Act & Whistleblower Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Practice
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Law Firm Defense
  • Litigation
  • Media, Entertainment and Sports
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Patent Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private Equity
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Derivatives Litigation
  • Structured Finance Litigation
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt and Copyright Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations



Sara Arrow

Sara A. ArrowAssociate

Craig Dent

Craig W. DentAssociate

Robert Fair

Robert FairAssociate

Dana Fritz

Dana B. FritzAssociate

Matthew Funk

Matthew FunkAssociate

Joshua Furman

Joshua FurmanAssociate

Terra Hittson

Terra HittsonAssociate

Laura Kaufman

Laura KaufmanAssociate

Esther Kim

Esther KimAssociate

David Kleban

David KlebanAssociate

Eric LaPre

Eric B. LaPreAssociate

Alvin Li

Alvin LiAssociate

Hui Li

Hui LiAssociate

Emily Liu

Emily Y. LiuAssociate

Jane Metcalf

Jane MetcalfAssociate

Tanvi Mirani

Tanvi MiraniAssociate

Ryan Mott

Ryan M. MottAssociate

Kade Olsen

Kade N. OlsenAssociate

Adam Pinto

Adam E. PintoAssociate

Jessica Rice

Jessica RiceAssociate

Louis Russo

Louis RussoAssociate

Amy Vegari

Amy N. VegariAssociate

Lisa Wang

Lisa WangAssociate

Zuo (Zoey) Yi

Zuo (Zoey) YiAssociate

Sam Yospe

Sam A. YospeAssociate



Becky Armady

Becky ArmadyStaff Attorney

Eric Barnosky

Eric BarnoskyStaff Attorney

Shaun Carr

Shaun L. CarrStaff Attorney

Michael Farinacci

Michael FarinacciStaff Law Clerk

Daniel Graf

Daniel GrafStaff Attorney

W. Scott Kim

W. Scott KimLaw Clerk

Justine Lozada

Justine LozadaStaff Attorney


Mixed Results as IPR Petitions for Biosimilars Soar
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, December 2017

Inter partes review proceedings for biosimilar products are soaring. Biosimilar makers are taking advantage of IPR proceedings to challenge patents protecting some of the world's most important biologic medicines due to the advantages that these proceedings offer: no standing requirement, no presumption of validity, a lower burden of proof and potentially broader claim construction. More than half of the IPR petitions challenging these patents were filed in fiscal 2017. But the results are mixed, with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board denying a high percentage of the petitions. Many of these patents are ultimately litigated in district court under the U.S...

Patterson Belknap Publishes New York Commercial Division Practice Guide
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, November 2017

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP announced today the publication of its New York Commercial Division Practice Guide.  This new publication is part of Bloomberg BNA’s Litigation Practice Portfolio Series, and an excerpt is available to download at: http://on.bna.com/H1KM30gCY7v.  The guide is organized into various chapters drafted by Patterson Belknap lawyers, containing useful information about litigating in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court...

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Patterson Belknap’s Anti-Counterfeiting Team Scores Two Wins for Medical Device Manufacturer
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, March 2018

On March 7, 2018, the Hon. LaShann Dearcy Hall, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, adopted a January 16, 2018 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Steven M. Gold, granting “a permanent injunction prohibiting all defendants from infringing, counterfeiting, or otherwise violating” our client’s federally registered trademark on a blood glucose test strip, which is used by diabetics to monitor their blood glucose levels. The Court entered judgment against the defendants in the amount of $3.3 million in statutory damages and $6 million in punitive damages. To read the Judgment order, click here. Separately, on February 27, 2018, the Hon. Margo K. Brodie, U.S...

Patterson Belknap Scores Win in Suit Against Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, December 2017

On December 22, 2017, Patterson Belknap secured a significant victory for Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap when a federal judge ruled that Secretary Dunlap cannot be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) on which he serves as a member. Together with American Oversight, Patterson Belknap filed the lawsuit in November. According to a press release issued by American Oversight, “The ruling from Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S...

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Antitrust Update
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing,...

Bankruptcy Update Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Patterson Belknap is pleased to announce the launch of Bankruptcy Update Blog, a source of current news and analysis of key bankruptcy cases and developments in U.S. and international matters. ? Daniel A. Lowenthal, Chair of the Firm?s Business Reorganization and Creditors? Rights Practice, leads...

Biologics Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Biologics Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis related to biologics, including the legal developments, trends and changing regulation that impact the biotechnology industry. Patterson Belknap represents biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in a broad range of...

Data Security Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with...

Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

ExemptOrgResource.com is an online resource for information and insight on the unique legal issues impacting nonprofit organizations. The site is designed to keep the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization community up-to-date on legal developments, changing regulations and good practices.

New York Commercial Division Decisions
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court...

NY Patent Decisions Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive...

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog is your place to follow the criminal law decisions rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. With a rich 225-year history of legendary judges like Learned Hand and Henry Friendly, the Second Circuit has long been known for writing important...

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