Briggs Wright is an associate in the New York office and a member of the Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on trademark litigation, counseling and prosecution, as well as copyright and patent law. 

With experience in federal court and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and the United States International Trade Commission, Briggs's representative matters include:

  • A multi-national trademark dispute regarding the right to use color as a functional feature for orthopedic joint replacement products
  • A trademark matter involving the appearance of marks in one of the highest selling video game franchises
  • A series of disputes relating to patents that cover a gene conveying herbicide tolerance to crops
  • Cases regarding royalty payments under patent licensing agreements 

He has also been active in Orrick's pro bono practice, representing clients in copyright and contract issues relating to the production of a documentary film, a trademark matter involving a popular line of children's puppets, and trademark counseling and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

During law school, he was Senior Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law.