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Robert E. Colletti

Partner

Robert E. Colletti

Partner

Mr. Colletti is a litigator and IP strategist with experience in numerous forums representing a wide array of companies in the technology, automotive, life science, and consumer product fields.
Mr. Colletti is a litigator and IP strategist with experience in numerous forums representing a wide array of companies in the technology, automotive, life science, and consumer product fields.

OVERVIEW

Robert E. Colletti is a partner in the firm’s New York office. He has an electrical engineering background and extensive experience in all aspects of patent counseling and litigation. Mr. Colletti has represented individual inventors, financial institutions, and companies that range from startups to large corporations regarding the procurement and enforcement of their intellectual property. He has litigated numerous patent infringement actions before federal district and appellate courts, as well as the International Trade Commission. Throughout his career, Mr. Colletti has represented clients in a wide variety of technologies including pharmaceuticals, semiconductor manufacturing, electronic and automotive technologies, and consumer products.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Jaguar Land Rover Limited v. Bentley Motors Limited, C.A. No. 2:18-cv-00320 (E.D.VA)
  • Dareltech, LLC v. DJI Technology Inc., et. al., C.A. No. 1-18-cv-08873 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Phoenix Licensing LLC, et al., v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 2:16-cv-01343 (E.D.T.X.)
  • In the matter of Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles, United States International Trade Commission (Investigation No. 337-TA-998)
  • In the matter of Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices, United States International Trade Commission (Investigation Nos. 337-TA-861/867)
  • In the matter of Certain Protective Cases for Electronic Devices and Components Thereof, United States International Trade Commission (Investigation No. 337-TA-955)
  • Otter Prods, LLC v. United States, (Ct. Int’l Trade 2014)
  • Otter v. ITC and Speculative Product Design, No. 14-1480 (Fed. Cir. 2014)
  • Dey, L.P. et al. v. Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 07-2352, ( S.D.N.Y.) No. 12-1428 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Dey, L.P. et al. v. Teva Parental Medicines, Inc. et al., No. 09-008 (W.Va.)
  • SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Pentech Pharmaceuticals, No. 00-5831, (N.D.Ill.)
  • Novartis v. Mylan, No. 09-3604 (D. N. J.)
  • Tegal Corp. v. Tokyo Electron Ltd., Nos. 01-1019, 01-1020 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Tegal Corp. v. Tokyo Electron Ltd., Nos. 00-1009, 00-1209, 00-1307 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Tegal Corp. v. Tokyo Electron Ltd., No. 99-432 (E.D.Va)
  • Shire Laboratories Inc. v. Corepharma, LLC, No. 06-2266 (D.N.J.)
  • UCB Pharma, inc. v. Mylan laboratories, Inc., No. 04-683 (N.D.Ga.)
  • Watson v. Barr, No. 08-793 (D.Del.)
  • Forest Laboratories v. Genpharm, No. 08-444 (E.D.N.Y.)
  • SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Alphapharm, No. 01-1027 (E.D.Pa.)
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PUBLICATIONS

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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “United States Intellectual Property – Latest Developments and Trends”, Tokyo University of Science Annual IP Forum, Tokyo, March 16, 2017 and March 14, 2018
  • “Current Developments in U.S. Patent Law,” Panelist, Fordham Intellectual Property Law and Policy Conference, New York, NY, April 20-21, 2017
  • “Current Hot News in the IP Industry: Venue, Trade-Secrets and On-Sale Bar,” New York Law Journal In-House CLE Seminar- the Yale Club of New York, New York City, May 20, 2016

AWARDS

  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®
  • SuperLawyers® New York Metro 2013-present
  • Top Attorneys in New York – 2014

EDUCATION

  • Manhattan College, (B.S.E.E., 1991)
  • Pace University, (J.D., 1998) (now known as Elisabeth Haub School of Law)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Court of International Trade
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, Standards Setting Committee 2018-2019
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Manhattan College Alumni Society Board, 1st Vice President
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • The Economic Club of New York
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CONTACT

LOCATION

New York City
745 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor, 
New York, NY 10151
745 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10151