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C. Bruce Hamburg Joins Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Posted on May 10th, 2016

The New York office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., welcomes new Member C. Bruce Hamburg to its Intellectual Property Group.

“We are pleased to have Bruce joining our Intellectual Property Group.  His wealth of experience will be an excellent complement to our IP team,” said Matthew R. Sorrentino, Chairman and Managing Partner of Norris McLaughlin, P.A..

A registered U.S. patent attorney, Hamburg handles all aspects of U.S. patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition and internet law. He has handled the filing and prosecution of thousands of patent and trademark applications. He has successfully prosecuted patent applications of major international corporations in a vast variety of technologies, including heavy machinery, biotechnology, polymers, organic and inorganic chemistry, complex mechanical and electromechanical devices and systems, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, materials science, control devices and systems.

He is admitted to practice in New York and before the United States Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for both the Southern District and Eastern District of New York.  He is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as the Federal Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Hamburg was the managing and majority partner of the Intellectual Property boutique law firm Jordan and Hamburg, LLP, in New York, NY.  Bruce began his career as an examiner in the U.S. Patent Office, where he received Superior Performance Awards.

Hamburg is the author of two treatises: “Patent Fraud and Inequitable Conduct”; and “The Doctrine of Equivalents in the U.S.,” one edition of which was published in Japanese and a subsequent edition in Korean. He is an author or co-author of several annual editions of the Patent Law Handbook, and is the U.S. representative for the periodical Patents and Licensing.  He has also been a contributing editor to the compendium Patents Throughout the World.

Hamburg earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now a part of NYU) and his J.D. from George Washington University.  Bruce is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering academic honor society, and Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering academic honor society.

The Intellectual Property Group at Norris McLaughlin, P.A. provides sophisticated intellectual property counsel to domestic and international clients on patent, trademark and copyright matters.  Several members of the group have a background in a broad range of engineering and sciences, including chemical, biochemical, biotechnology, electrical, mechanical, and computer software and hardware.  It serves clients in manufacturing, marketing, and service industries, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, electronics, telecommunications, consumer foods, computer hardware and software, Internet, medical devices, health care, and banking.  Nine members of the group are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.