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Gersten Savage Expands IP Practice With Partner Jason Lief
Date:9/24/2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual property attorney Jason Lief has joined Gersten Savage LLP as a partner, the firm announced. He is co-chair of the firm's intellectual property practice with partner James Fornari. Lief's practice focuses on patent and intellectual property litigation and counseling, with a particular concentration on the pharmaceutical industry.

Lief has successfully represented clients in several dozen major patent litigations, including Hatch-Waxman cases involving billion-dollar pharmaceutical products and matters concerning other cutting-edge technologies. His extensive trial and litigation experience includes trying patent infringement, validity and enforceability issues before United States federal judges and juries; arguing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and managing and conducting all aspects of discovery, including foreign court appearances pursuant to the Hague Convention.

He has represented major pharmaceutical companies and has handled matters spanning organic chemistry, biotechnology, antibodies, combinatorial chemistry, RNAi technology, antibiotics, anti-depressants, anti-retroviral and anti-ulcer medicines, sustained-release medicines, drug-stabilization, polymers, advanced battery systems, detergents and deodorant technologies.

"We are very pleased to welcome Jason on board. He brings extensive experience to the firm, particularly in the area of pharmaceutical patents and IP," said Jay Kaplowitz, Gersten Savage managing partner. "Together with IP practice co-chair Jim Fornari, we can provide clients with expertise in a wide array of intellectual property matters."

Prior to joining Gersten Savage, Lief was a partner with McDermott, Will & Emery. Previously, he was a partner with Morgan Lewis & Bockius. He began his career as an associate and then a partner at Hopgood, Calimafde, Kalil & Judlowe, which later merged with Morgan Lewis.

Lief earned his J.D. at Cardozo Law School, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, ranked in the top five percent of his class, and served as notes editor for the law review. He holds a B.A. in chemistry Magna Cum Laude from Brooklyn College, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa.

Lief is admitted to practice in the state of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a frequent speaker on patent law developments.

About Gersten Savage LLP

Gersten Savage LLP, founded in 1977, is considered one of New York City's top five independent law firms. A full-service firm, Gersten Savage's practice groups cover corporate, finance, tax, litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, and intellectual property in the United States and throughout the world.

Gersten Savage represents issuers and broker dealers on matters ranging from private placements, public underwritings, regulatory compliance, and merger and acquisitions. The firm also represents hedge funds and off-shore financing entities. In addition, the firm represents start-up companies, established public and private enterprises, domestic and offshore investment partnerships, and registered investment advisors. Its international and tax planning division provides a full range of legal services to its clients, which is enhanced by intellectual property, bankruptcy and real estate expertise. The firm's clients span a broad range of industries, including investment banking, e-commerce, consumer products, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, importing, mining, oil and gas, distribution, and retailing.


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