Philippe Bennett - Alston & Bird LLP

Philippe Bennett

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 212-210-9559

Philippe Bennett is the partner-in-charge of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group in the firm's New York office and has been named among the top intellectual property litigators in New York.

Philippe’s practice focuses on litigation of intellectual property rights and trade secrets, as well as negotiating patent and trademark contracts and agreements. He has litigated before various federal and state courts and the International Trade Commission, involving various technologies ranging from pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery systems, medical devices and financial software technologies.

Philippe has lectured and published on recent developments in patent law and patent litigation. Philippe has taught intellectual property at Stevens Institute of Technology, has lectured on patent law at Harvard University, Fordham University, The Cooper Union, the Japanese Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo, BioTechnica in Germany, and at the 2013 China IP Summit. Philippe also publishes and presents at seminars on various patent issues relating to the Hatch-Waxman Act. Philippe is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Harvard UniversityAB 1976Hofstra UniversityJ.D. 1981Fordham UniversityMBA 2003Temple UniversityLL.M 2008
The International Association for the Protection of Industrial PropertyAmerican Intellectual Property Law Association International Federation of Intellectual Property AttorneysInternational Trademark Association International Trade Commission Trial Lawyer Association Fordham University Graduate School of Business’ Global Board of Advisors

Case History

  • Trading Technologies International Inc. v. SunGard Financial Systems France FAS, GL Trade Americas Inc. SunGard Data Systems Inc. and SunGard Investment Ventures LLC. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Trading Technologies International Inc. v. FuturePath Trading LLC.
  • Medicis, et al vs. Activis. District Court of Delaware.
  • Tyco Healthcare Group LLP et al v. E-Z-EM, Inc. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
  • BioVail Laboratories Inc. v. Abrika Pharmeceuticals Inc. et al. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  • Lava Trading Inc. v. Sonic Trading Mgmt. Southern District of New York.

Office Location

90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10016-1387
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent

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