Partner | New York
Anthony Giaccio concentrates his practice on patent litigation, prosecution, counseling, licensing and technology transfer for U.S. and foreign clients.
Mr. Giaccio has significant experience in management, procurement and enforcement of U.S. and international intellectual property rights across a diverse body of technical disciplines; in counseling clients regarding patent infringement and patent validity; in preparing agreements and assignments involving intellectual property rights; and in advising clients on many legal issues relating to licensing, technology transfer, business development, and strategies for identifying, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights.
He also has substantial experience in a diversity of technical disciplines, primarily in the biotechnology sector (including isolation of genes and gene therapy, tumor suppressor genes and proteins, cell growth stimulators, and monoclonal antibodies), chemical, medical and pharmaceutical fields (including medical devices, medical articles having specialized coatings, medical monitoring systems, anatomical multibody modeling systems, anti-microbial compositions, anti-irritants, compositions for eliciting immune responses, chemical sensors, biochemical sensors, blood gas sensors, chemical composition for dyes, intraocular implants and controlled release of medicaments), and industrial and mechanical arts (including hydrocarbon gas processing, liquid natural gas processing, bulk gas separation, cryogenic gas liquids recovery, disposable shaving razors, automotive tires, vehicle suspension systems and roofing shingles).
Prior to joining Kenyon as a senior associate in the Spring of 2003, Mr. Giaccio was special counsel at a law firm in New York City concentrating in intellectual property. He has also worked as a legislative attorney for the Honorable John A. Fusco, formerly a New York City council member and presently New York State surrogate court judge in Richmond County.
Mr. Giaccio was invited by the American Bar Foundation to become a Fellow, which membership is limited to attorneys who have distinguished themselves through outstanding achievements in the legal profession. He has been a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation since 2005.
Mr. Giaccio is currently President Elect of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. He has served from 2005-2006 as Second Vice President, 2003-2005 as a Board of Director and from 1998-2003 as Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. He has spoken at many intellectual property conferences.
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS New York
Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education, Inc., founding Director and member of the Program Coordinating Committee of the Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar
New York Intellectual Property Law Association, President Elect
New York State Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association
American Bar Foundation, Fellow.