Paul S. Grossman

Paul S. Grossman

Partner
Location:
Parsippany, New Jersey
Phone:
866-899-1138
Fax:
973-403-0010
Email:

Partner Paul Grossman successfully represents corporate clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts, as well as before American and international arbitrational tribunals. Mr. Grossman concentrates on intellectual property, including patent and trademark litigation, breach of contract, business torts, and employment. He has also represented clients in a wide range of corporate matters.

Mr. Grossman is able to successfully manage all aspects of litigation, including planning overall strategy, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, engaging in extensive motion practice, negotiating and drafting settlement agreements and mediation statements, arguing motions, appearing for court conferences, engaging in trial preparation, conducting direct and cross examinations at trial, drafting appellate briefs and arguing appeals.

Litigation highlights include:

o Successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit an appeal arising out of a breach of contract/licensing agreement;

o Responsible for day-to-day defense of patent litigation on behalf of a national stock exchange, including developing litigation strategy and taking all depositions of the named inventors, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the experts, resulting in a finding on summary judgment of no-liability and patent invalidity;

o Part of litigation team, including second seat at a year-and-a-half long trial, representing one of the world's leading manufacturers of office furniture in a patent dispute with a competitor, resulting in an award to our client in excess of $200 million;

o Instrumental in successful international arbitration, conducted under the auspices of UNCITRAL, between an American company and a Swedish company relating to breach of contract for the implementation of a complex, options-trading system.

Paul enjoys spending his free time with his family, running, sports, and reading.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - May, 1992
    • Law Review: Fordham Law Review, Volume 60, Notes & Articles Editor, 1991 - 1992
    • Law Review: Fordham Law Review, Volume 59, Staff Member, 1990 - 1991
  • Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
    • B.A. cum laude - 1989
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Author, Appellate Jurisdiction for Civil Forfeiture: The Case for the Continuation of Jurisdiction Beyond the Release of the Res, 59 Fordham L. Rev. 679 (1991), cited favorably by People v. $8,921 United States Currency, 34 Cal.Rptr.2d 210, 1994

Pro Bono Activities

  • Successfully Represented Pro Bono an Application for Asylum by a Young Man Fleeing Persecution in Haiti

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