Bradford S. Breen

Senior Counsel

Brad Breen, senior counsel in the New York Corporate Group, regularly advises clients on technology transactions, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and other strategic partnership arrangements, with an emphasis on the intellectual property aspects of such transactions. Mr. Breen also advises professional services and financial services entities and technology companies regarding U.S. and international trademark and branding matters.  He also has considerable experience in business method, electronic, semiconductor and computer patent counseling.

Representative clients and transactions include the following examples.

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Breen represents PricewaterhouseCoopers in connection with a variety of technology transactions, strategic partnering, and related licensing and agreement matters. He also advises PricewaterhouseCoopers with regard to trademarks and patents and other intellectual property law matters.
  • Branding and Trademark Portfolio Management  Mr. Breen represents numerous mid- to large-size business enterprises with respect to branding and trademark portfolio management, including in the financial services, professional services, publishing, and computer software and IT consulting sectors.
  • iVillage Inc. Prior to its acquisition by NBC Universal in 2006, Mr. Breen represented iVillage, the leading online destination for women, in a number of major strategic partnership/licensing transactions; oversaw iVillage's worldwide trademark portfolio; and advised iVillage with regard to adversarial intellectual property matters.
Bradford Breen
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Admitted In
  • New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
Court Admissions
United States Court of Appeals
  • Southern District of New York

  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1981
  • A.B., cum laude, Tufts University, 1978
  • B.S.E.E., cum laude, Electrical Engineering, Tufts University, 1978
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

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