ADJUNCT LAW FACULTY
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Prior to joining Burns & Levinson LLP in January 2006, Mr. Cohen was a partner with the firm Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP.
He has more than 40 years experience as a lawyer dealing with patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, licensing/franchising, visual arts, software, databases and publication law, formation and operation of business enterprises and not-for-profit organizations, international trade, litigation/ADR, and legal ethics. He handles acquisition, licensing and litigation of intellectual property rights. He has also served as an expert witness, arbitrator and mediator in intellectual property matters.
Mr. Cohen has been selected by Best Lawyers in America® (2009-2010) as a leader in his field, Intellectual Property Law. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which 16,000 leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than half a million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Inclusion is considered a singular honor.
Massachusetts Super Lawyer in 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006. The selection of attorneys is based on a poll and internal research done by Law & Politics Magazine and reviewed by an independent blue ribbon panel of their peers. Listed attorneys and finalists consist of the top 5% of attorneys in Massachusetts. The listing appears each year in the November issue of Boston Magazine and in New England Super Lawyers Magazine. He was also listed as one of the Top 50 Massachusetts Super Lawyers in 2009, and one of the Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers in 2007 and 2006.
BME, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; JD, George Washington University
Trade Secrets Protection and Exploitation; Advanced Copyright Law; Global Science and Technology Management
American Bar Association: Antitrust, Business, Intellectual Property, International, Science-Technology, Litigation sections and Franchising Forum; American Intellectual Property Law Association; Copyright Society; Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle; International Trademark Association; Licensing Executives Society; Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Board of Trustees (2007 - 2011), Executive Committee and Treasurer; Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association; Rhode Island Bar Journal, Board of Editors; United States Patent Quarterly Advisory Board, has served since 1987; Boston Bar Association International Law Section, (served as chair), Business Law Section and Ethics Committee; Boston Patent Law Association, former President; Massachusetts Bar Association Business Law Section, served as chair; Massachusetts Law Review, served as Editor-in-Chief and currently on Board of Editors; Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, served four year term.
The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law,
HONOR BOUND TO DEFEND FREEDOM
edited by Mark P. Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz.
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TRADE SECRETS PROTECTION AND EXPLOITATION
with Alan Gutterman
Secrets of Government, Enterprises and Individuals Affecting Access to Justice,
:1 MASS. L. REV. 220
Balancing Patents and Trade Secret Strategies in Tech,
Mass High Tech
Supreme Court Ends Special Treatment For Patent Injunctions,
50-Dec BOSTON B.J. 9
(with Howard Susser)
Karen J, Greenburg and Joshua L. Dratel's The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib,
89 4 Massachusetts Law Review
The Dark Side,
JANE MAYER'S THE DARK SIDE Rhode Island Bar Journal
Mr. Jerry Cohen
University Law School
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977