Barry L. Grossman Esq.

Bloomberg BNA

Barry L. Grossman was Of Counsel in the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner LLP. He is experienced in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trad secrets. His experience ranges from obtaining IP rights to licensing, litigation, and IP asset management. Mr. Grossman works with multinational companies, small businesses, and universities to help them manage global patent and trademark portfolios. He has designed and implemented strategic programs for companies and universities to help them control, manage, and even reduce the costs to obtain, maintain and defend patents and
trademarks throughout the world.

Mr. Grossman counsels clients on IP issues in mergers and acquisitions. He has helped clients resolve complex legal and business issues in deals where the primary issue was an
allocation of international trademark rights. He also has helped clients in business deals involving hundreds of international patents and trademarks on complex technologies.

Mr. Grossman is a frequent speaker at bar association programs on patent litigation. He has held a number of leadership positions in the Section of Intellectual Property Law of the American Bar Association. Currently, he is co-chair of the Section of IP Law of the Milwaukee Bar Association. He is a member emeritus and past president of the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court.

In 1996 and 1997, Mr. Grossman was an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University Law School, where he taught a course in international protection of intellectual property.

Before entering private practice in 1982, he gained extensive experience at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as executive assistant to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, as a legislative and international specialist, and as a patent examiner.

Mr. Grossman earned his B.S. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from American University.

Mr. Grossman was an Editor-in-Chief of the third edition of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook.