Mr Edmund J Haughey > Venable LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Venable LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10020
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property: Litigation • Patent Prosecution • Electronic, Computers & Software • Trademarks • Licensing & Transactions • Pharmaceuticals • Chemicals • Due Diligence • PTO Contested Proceedings • Aerospace, Automotive & Marine • Consumer Goods • Energy • Financial Services • Medical Devices • SemiConductor Technologies • Telecommunications & Networks.




Mr. Haughey’s practice covers the full spectrum of intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on patent and trademark litigation. His experience encompasses a broad range of technologies across the mechanical, electrical, computer, and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Haughey has represented business and industry leaders in litigations in the U.S. district and appellate courts and in section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Haughey regularly counsels clients on patent and trademark protection, clearance, licensing, and enforcement strategies. Mr. Haughey also is Chair of the firm’s Energy Practice Group. Mr. Haughey has an active pro bono practice representing veterans and non-profit organizations, and has been recognized by the Federal Circuit Bar Association for his pro bono service.


American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA); Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA); International Trademark Association (INTA); ITC Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA).


J.D., William & Mary School of Law, 1998, Order of the Coif B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Venable LLP acquired New York IP boutique Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto and now has particular strength in the electronics and life science sectors, with an especially busy practice for branded pharmaceutical companies. Michael Sandonato, who chairs the ITC litigation practice with Edmund Haughey, obtained a precedential PTAB decision for long-standing client Canon regarding five ultimately denied follow-on IPRs that General Plastic Industrial had filed. Nicholas Kallas successfully defended two Novartis patents covering the use of the drug Afinitor against invalidity claims brought forward by West-Ward Pharmaceuticals in the district court of Delaware. Washington DC’s Justin Oliver directs the PTAB practice, while Justin Pierce, also in Washington DC, chairs the intellectual property department with New York’s Dominick CondeScott Reed and Washington DC-based Megan Woodworth jointly head the intellectual property litigation practice. Christopher Borello in New York is also noted. Charlotte Jacobsen joined Ropes & Gray LLP before the merger, and Tamany Vinson Bentz joined DLA Piper LLP (US). Additional clients include biopharmaceutical player Alkermes, Sanofi and Allergan.