Gregory J. Cohan
Gregory J. Cohan works with his clients to obtain and enforce patents and other intellectual property rights both domestically and internationally. Mr. Cohan focuses on patent prosecution in a number of technologies including automotive components, fuel cell technology, compressors, heat exchangers, electrical connectors, medical devices, siding products, and sporting and fitness equipment. Mr. Cohan also prepares clearance options for clients regarding patentability and infringement. Mr. Cohan is experienced in the trademark area and has supported litigation efforts in numerous United States District Courts in actions relating to patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
Mr. Cohan formerly worked for IBM as a facilities engineer supporting the utility systems for a large memory chip manufacturing plant, and as a marketing representative and systems engineer selling and supporting IBM hardware, software and services.
Mr. Cohan graduated from Clarkson University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He earned his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center, where he was an editor of IDEA, the Journal of Law and Technology. Mr. Cohan has served as an adjunct professor at The Franklin Pierce Center for IP at the UNH School of Law, teaching a “Claim Drafting” section as part of the Patent Practice I class.
Mr. Cohan is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the bar of Massachusetts. In addition, Mr. Cohan is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Boston Patent Law Association.
Mr. Cohan practices in the Boston office of Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
28 State Street
Boston, MA 02109-1705
B.S. 1983, Clarkson University
J.D. 1996, Franklin Pierce Law Center
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office