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Gregory N. Neff, Of Counsel

Gregory N. Neff , Of Counsel, serves within Drohan Lee's Intellectual Property practice, and practices in all areas of Intellectual Property law, focusing primarily on obtaining patents and trademark registrations, and on litigation of patent, trademark and copyright cases.

Mr. Neff has successfully handled patent infringement cases in business equipment and other industries, including cases involving industrial and financial software. He has obtained patents and conducted successful patent litigation that has resulted in the upholding of the validity and infringement of the industry-dominating patents in both the television post-production and photo-typesetting fields. In addition to obtaining trademark registrations, Mr. Neff has handled successful trademark litigation securing protection for many trademarks, including both famous and less famous marks. He has conducted successful trademark and unfair competition litigation under the Paris and Pan American Conventions, and has successfully defended companies against trademark infringement claims.

Mr. Neff currently is counseling companies within the solar power, software, HVAC, homewares and agricultural chemicals and packaging areas, among others. He also has advised and counseled clients in connection with numerous mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Neff earned his JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 1961, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1958. He is admitted to the New York State Bar, and is a member of the City Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, the Eastern New York Intellectual Property Association, and the International Trademark Association.