Norton Rose Fulbright adds patent litigation partner in New York

People September 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Jeffrey I.D. Lewis, an intellectual property lawyer focusing on patent litigation, including Hatch-Waxman cases, has joined the global law firm as a partner in its New York office.

A trained chemical engineer, Lewis is licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and has extensive experience representing clients in the life sciences and healthcare as well as the technology and innovation sectors.

Lewis, who comes to Norton Rose Fulbright from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, also handles trademark matters, as well as other intellectual property and general litigation.

Lewis has litigated more than 30 cases before the US Federal District Courts, and has argued numerous appeals before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, said:

“Having grown into one of the 25 largest law firm offices in New York, we are becoming an even more attractive destination for world-class lawyers seeking a global platform. Jeff will bolster our IP practice and provide patent litigation capabilities that our clients desire.”

Gina Shishima, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Head of Intellectual Property, commented:

“Jeff is an accomplished IP litigator with deep industry knowledge, and his practice greatly complements our existing team. His experience and trial capabilities will benefit our clients in New York and around the world.”

Lewis, who is a past president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and a fellow of the AIPLA and the American Bar Foundation, said:

“Norton Rose Fulbright offers a tremendous opportunity to work with some of the very best lawyers around the world. The firm’s reach allows me to serve clients with a wide range of complex IP issues globally.”

Lewis, who is licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut, earned his JD from the Cardozo School of Law and his BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. A frequent writer and speaker on patent and patent litigation issues, he also serves on the Advisory Board of IP Litigator magazine and IP360.