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Peter is a partner and leader in the Technology Transations practice within Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group. He has an electrical engineering and intellectual property background, and had worked in the computer science industry prior to his career in the legal services industry. He has extensive experience advising corporate clients regarding tech transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs, and complex IP transactional matters, in each case in the intellectual property, information technology, cyber security and privacy practice areas. Peter has provided counsel on numerous intellectual property portfolio and patent prosecution matters. Peter also has extensive experience litigating complex IP matters, with a focus on patent litigation involving technology in the electrical engineering arts.

Credentials

  • Pace University School of Law, 2004, J.D., cum laude
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1990, M.S., Electrical Engineering
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988, B.S., Electronic Engineering

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • Board of Trustees of the Tenafly Nature Center, President

Awards & Recognition

  • Named a Rising Star in Super Lawyers’ annual list of leading lawyers in New York for IP, 2014-2015.