Few litigators have the experience or reputation that Nick Cannella has gained over the course of his forty-one year career. He is known as "a fearless advocate who has the confidence and experience to try any case, and win" (Chambers USA, 2010) and "is widely recognized for his proficiency in patent trials" (Chambers Global, 2010). Nick is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
He has been lead trial counsel in a variety of intellectual property cases in the federal district courts and the International Trade Commission and also has argued appeals before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Fifth Circuit. Nick is also proud to have started his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Sol Wachtler on New York State's highest appellate court.
Nick is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and served as Co-Chair of the FCBA's International Series/Global Series Committee from 2013-2016. Nick also serves on the Boards of Directors of the Legal Aid Society and of the Alumni Association of St. John's Law School (Past President, 2013-14).
Nick is the Chairman Emeritus of the Firm's Management Committee. In the past he also has served as the Firm's Recruiting Partner and Managing Partner.
ITC Section 337 Litigation
Licensing & Transactions
Aerospace, Automotive & Marine
Electronics, Computers & Software
Industrial Equipment & Manufacturing