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Jeffrey R. Colin is an experienced litigator with over 13 years of experience in intellectual property matters covering a wide range of technologies and industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biologics, medical devices, financial services, and consumer electronics. Jeffrey has participated in all stages of patent litigation, including pre-litigation diligence, formulation of litigation strategy, overseeing day-to-day case management, overseeing complex e-discovery, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, trial, and appeal. Jeffrey has also provided general intellectual property counseling to clients, conducted due diligence analyses, participated in post-issuance patent proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and drafted freedom to operate opinions.

Concentrations

  • Patent litigation
  • ANDA Hatch-Waxman litigation
  • General IP counseling, licensing, due diligence, opinions, and inter partes review proceedings
  • Trade secret litigation

Capabilities

Experience

  • 360Heros, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (W.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case involving a patent directed to a camera system.
  • MemoryWeb LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. (W.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case involving 3 patents directed to photo applications.
  • RFCyber Corp. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case involving 5 patents directed to mobile payments.
  • RFCyber Corp. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Represented Samsung with respect to 4 inter partes review petitions concerning patents directed to mobile payments.
  • Satco Products, Inc. v. Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., et al. (N.D. Ga.): Represented Satco with respect to a patent infringement case involving multiple patents directed to LED technology.
  • Satco Products, Inc. v. Signify North America Corp., et al. (W.D. Tex.): Represented Satco with respect to a patent infringement case involving multiple patents directed to LED technology.
  • Viavi Solutions Inc. v. Platinum Optics Technology Inc. (N.D. Ca.): Represented Platinum Optics Technology in a patent infringement cases involving 4 patents concerning 3D optical filters and sensors systems used in cellphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
  • Sovereign Peak Ventures, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended LG Electronics in a case brought by Sovereign Peak Ventures, LLC involving 7 patents concerning streaming video, WiFi Direct, voice recognition and digital assistants.
  • Polaris PowerLED Technologies, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal.): Defended LG Electronics in a case brought by Polaris PowerLED Technologies, LLC involving 2 patents concerning ambient light correction for displays and a multi-load time sharing driver for backlight displays.
  • Polaris PowerLED Technologies, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal.): Represented LG Electronics with respect to 2 inter partes review petitions concerning a patent directed to ambient light correction for displays.
  • In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices With Optical Filters and Optical Sensor Systems and Components Thereof (ITC): Defended Optrontec Inc. in an ITC action brought by Viavi Solutions Inc. involving 3 patents concerning 3D optical filters and sensors systems used in cellphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
  • Uniloc USA, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case alleging infringement of a patent directed to video processing of Samsung’s SmartTVs.
  • Uniloc USA, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case alleging infringement of a patent directed to the lock screen feature of Samsung’s smartphones.
  • Uniloc USA, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in a patent infringement case alleging infringement of a patent directed to reconfigurable communication networks.
  • Uniloc USA, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Samsung in 4 patent infringement cases alleging infringement of patents concerning Bluetooth, LTE and other communication protocols.
  • Baxter Healthcare Corp. v. B. Braun Medical Inc., et al. (E.D. Pa): Defended B. Braun against patent infringement claims relating to acute renal therapy kidney dialysis devices.
  • Wall v. B. Braun Interventional Systems Inc., et al. (N.D. Tex.): Defended B. Braun against patent infringement claims relating to cardiovascular stent technologies. Settled prior to fact discovery.
  • Mallinckrodt IP Unlimited et al. v. B. Braun Medical Inc. (D. Del.): Represented B. Braun in a 505(b)(2) Paragraph IV challenge of the OFIRMEV intravenous paracetamol formulation and manufacturing process patents. Settled following Markman ruling in favor of B. Braun and invitation by the district court judge to file for summary judgment.
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company v. B. Braun Melsungen AG: Represented B. Braun with respect to 8 inter partes review petitions concerning patents related to intravenous catheters.
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical company in a patent litigation involving patents directed to the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy and irritable bowel syndrome.°
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical company in multiple patent litigations involving patents directed to the treatment of attention deficit disorder.°
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical company in a trade secret litigation.°
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical company in a patent litigation involving patents directed to the treatment of acne.°
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical company in a patent litigation involving patents directed to benign prostatic hyperplasia.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Colin prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Research and Design Assistant, Columbia University Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Lab, 2004
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Thomas C. Platt, Senior U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2006
  • Intern, King’s County District Attorney’s Office, Early Case Assessment Bureau, 2004

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2021

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2008
    • Articles Editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 2005
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit