Philip Hirschhorn, Partner
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Philip L. Hirschhorn focuses his practice on patent litigation and counseling. He prides himself on working with clients to understand their businesses thoroughly, including the ways in which intellectual property litigation affects their business objectives. Clients can rest assured that Phil will go the extra mile, both on his own and as part of a team, to help clients solve their legal challenges.
Phil’s extensive experience, spanning more than 30 years, includes bench trials, jury trials, and arbitrations. He has represented clients in traditional infringement/validity litigations as well as Hatch-Waxman (Paragraph IV) litigations. In addition to his patent litigation experience, Phil counsels clients on the interplay between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and district court actions. He has extensive PTAB litigation experience, having assisted both patent owners and petitioners.
Brian Murphy, Partner
Brian Murphy is a partner at Haug Partners in New York City. Prior to joining Haug Partners, Brian presided over nearly 200 America Invents Act (AIA) post grant review proceedings as a Lead Administrative Patent Judge at the PTAB.
Brian acts as counsel or as a consultant to clients and counsel involved in PTAB post-grant trial proceedings, district court patent litigation and trials (jury and non-jury), and Federal Circuit appeals. He has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, consumer products, telecommunications, and electronics industries. He has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman patent litigation. He also provides strategic advice and opinions, conducts mock oral arguments, acts as an expert witness, and conducts IP due diligence.