Brian V. Slater, a partner in the New York office of Haug Partners LLP, is a first chair trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience litigating complex intellectual property disputes. Brian has appeared before the federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, the American Arbitration Association, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. His experience spans a variety of industries, including aerospace, biotechnology, chemicals, consumer products, diagnostic kits, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
Brian has particular experience as lead counsel in high-value Hatch-Waxman patent litigations against Abbreviated New Drug Application challengers. He also has litigated bet-the-company cases involving biologics, and has been described by clients as “brilliant on biosimilars.” (IAM Patent 1000). Leveraging his litigation experience and deep industry knowledge, Brian also counsels emerging and established life sciences companies on protecting, licensing and monetizing their IP assets.
Brian previously served as Chair of Life Sciences at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. Before that, he spent over 20 years at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (now Venable LLP), where he served on the management committee and was Chair of the Due Diligence practice.