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Robinson+Cole Adds Intellectual Property Litigation Partner

Robinson+Cole (R+C) is pleased to announce the addition of John L. Cordani to the firm’s Business Litigation practice, where he will focus his practice on Intellectual Property and Information Technology litigation. Mr. Cordani joins as a partner in the Hartford, Connecticut office. Prior to joining R+C, he was with McCarter & English LLP and prior to that a partner with Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP.

Mr. Cordani maintains a world-wide patent litigation, prosecution, licensing and counselling practice. He is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in document-intensive and scientific disputes.

“John is a great addition to our firm,” said R+C Managing Partner Stephen E. Goldman. “His skill set, specifically in intellectual property litigation, complements our existing team and increases both the breadth and depth of our IP practice.”

“I’m proud to be joining Robinson+Cole,“ said Mr. Cordani. “The firm has a fabulous reputation and I am excited to be a part of a well-established team, with the deep bench strength that will allow me to continue to grow my practice and contribute to the firm.”

Prior to attending Cornell Law School, where he was the salutatorian of his class, Mr. Cordani worked as a chemist, and holds multiple patents covering aspects of his research. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he teaches a course on Patent Litigation and Strategy. He has also served as a Special Public Defender in a pro bono capacity providing representation for indigent defendants in criminal matters.

About Robinson+Cole

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