George Brieger’s practice is focused on patent law, intellectual property licensing, counseling and litigation. His technical areas include the electrical, mechanical and e-commerce technology arts, including telecommunications, cellular telephones, data networks, semiconductors and semiconductor fabrication, packaging and testing, medical devices, image processing and business methods.
Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Brieger was a patent attorney at Sughrue Mion, a major intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C. He has successfully prosecuted and written hundreds of patent applications in a range of technical areas for clients ranging from the Fortune 50 to individual inventors.
Before he became an intellectual property attorney, Mr. Brieger practiced law for a number of years, including international trade litigation for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, in cases pending in the U.S. Court of International Trade and the Federal Circuit. He has taught American legal reasoning and case law analysis at ELTE University Law School in Budapest, Hungary. He speaks Hungarian and Hebrew.
Brooklyn College, B.S. in Computer Science, 1988
Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1993
George Washington University Law School, LL.M. in Patent and Intellectual Property Law, 2006
Thesis topic: Patent misuse doctrine for terms in patent license agreements and related patent claim strategies
New York Bar
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, registered patent attorney
Admitted to Federal District Courts for the Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York
Awards and Honors
Staff member of the New Europe Law Review, 1991-1993, including as Articles Editor 1992-1993
Listed in Marquis’ Who is Who in American Law, 1998-present