A partner in the Litigation Department, Nicholas Groombridge focuses exclusively on intellectual property litigation matters. Over the past 25 years, Nick has been extensively involved in all aspects of patent litigation, including trials (both bench and jury). He has been lead counsel in numerous patent infringement actions in federal district courts and has successfully argued many cases in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Nick has litigated patents in a wide variety of technical areas. In the area of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, he has handled numerous litigation and other matters involving biologics, drugs (both prescription and over-the-counter), drug delivery systems and research tools. His patent litigation experience also extends to a wide range of other technologies, including consumer electronics, specialty chemicals, automotive parts, financial services, medical devices, as well as software and web services.
Nick is a frequent speaker on developments in patent law. He currently teaches courses on patent litigation at Columbia Law School and NYU School of Law. He has been quoted on intellectual property law issues in leading business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Fortune.