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Brian L. Wamsley

Practicing in patent, trademark and IP law, Brian Wamsley has over 30 years of experience, which includes: procuring patent protection for life science technologies, such as pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemistry, genomics; rendering opinions on the non-infringement or invalidity of patents; client counseling; and the structuring and management of IP portfolios. Specialties include representing pharmaceutical corporations in support of product development and launches, including developing ANDA filing and patent litigation strategies for generic companies, designing patent challenges, providing FTO and other opinions concerning patent invalidity or non-infringement, post-grant and inter partes reviews and due diligence, and giving formal presentations on Hatch-Waxman exclusivities, biologic pathways and the America Invents Act.


  • Pace University of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1986
  • DePauw University, M.A. Chemistry, Sigma Xi Society, 1971
  • Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., 1969


  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • Registered Patent Attorney

Professional Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Client Counseling: IP Portfolios, Opinions
  • Transactions, licensing and litigation