Mr. Drivas is the Chair of the Firm's Global Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice is in patent litigation and counseling and technology transfer.
Mr. Drivas is a registered US patent attorney and represents clients in patent and technology related disputes in the Patent Office, courts and before arbitration panels.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Drivas advises clients on the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property rights, joint development agreements and strategic alliances.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US Supreme Court
US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Patent and Trademark Office
JD, Fordham University School of Law, 1984
BS, Biochemistry, City University of New York, 1977
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Chemical Society
Awards and Recognition
Named to Law 360's 2014 "MVP" list of top lawyers in Life Sciences
Named to Law 360's 2013 "MVP" list of top lawyers in Life Sciences
Benchmark Litigation (2013): Local Litigation Star—New York; Litigation Star—United States, Intellectual Property
IAM Patent 1000 (2012): The World's Leading Patent Practitioners—Gold (top) ranking as Litigator
Legal 500: Patent Litigation (Life Sciences/Chemicals)
Chambers Global: United States Intellectual Property
Chambers USA: Intellectual Property (Patent)
PLC Which Lawyer?: Intellectual Property (Life Sciences and Patent Litigation)
US News Best Lawyers: Litigation—Intellectual Property and Litigation—Patent