Brian Pollack is the partner in charge of the Patent Prosecution and Counseling practice at Day Pitney. His deep knowledge in both patent prosecution and patent litigation makes him a highly valued counselor to his clients. For example, by understanding the issues that are raised during patent litigation, he is better able to craft patent applications that are successfully enforced. Similarly, having drafted hundreds of patent applications over his career, he is able to identify creative and unique defenses to charges of patent infringement, resulting in significant victories for his clients.
Brian's wide-ranging knowledge of patent issues enables him to provide comprehensive intellectual property counseling in areas such as corporate acquisitions and divestitures, product clearance, and domestic and international intellectual property strategy.
Brian's work has spanned myriad technologies, including but not limited to aerospace, medical devices and techniques, electrical and electromagnetic technologies, plasma based technologies, software and financial services, energy and waste management systems, green building technology, hydrogen infrastructure, fuel cells, advanced materials, polymer science, MRI technology and various manufacturing technologies.
Strategic Patent Counseling
Obtained the allowance of patents for revolutionary packaging product that became backbone of client's multimillion dollar annual revenue stream; patents were successfully asserted in litigations to exclude competitors from market.
Represented major healthcare products company in its multimillion dollar acquisitions of spinal orthopedic companies to form orthopedic business unit by performing extensive intellectual property due diligence and freedom to operate analyses in the field of spinal and orthopedic implants.
Developed domestic and international patent strategy for a company pioneering new approaches in environmentally friendly nanocomposite electroplating technologies; successfully provoked patent Interference in the United States Patent and Trademark Office on behalf of the client against aerospace giant, resulting in lucrative settlement for client.
Counseling and developing strategic patent portfolio of well-known manufacturer in support of multimillion dollar patent monetization program.
Developing U.S. patent portfolio for iconic global toy company.
Developing and expanding domestic and international patent portfolio for engine company pioneering advances in rotary engines.
Executing domestic and international patent portfolio strategy for client pioneering advances in MR Imaging.
Developing and expanding domestic and international patent and trademark portfolio for online social media funding platform.
Developed and expanded domestic and international patent portfolio for medical device company pioneering advances in laparoscopic mechanized suturing devices.
Developed and expanded university patent portfolios for various green energy technologies.
Developed domestic and international patent portfolio for company pioneering new approaches in laparoscopic surgical ports.
Represented social media companies in various stages of development in intellectual property matters relating to patent landscaping, patent preparation and prosecution, and trademark and copyright counseling.
Developed and expanded domestic and international patent and trademark portfolio for company pioneering advances in extremity MRI systems, later acquired by General Electric.