BiographicalLawrence Cohen was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Northeastern University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. He then went on to Boston University Law School where he received his Law Degree. At Boston University Lawrence Cohen was managing editor of the Law Review. He completed post graduate studies at Northeastern University in High Polymer Chemistry and Computer Science.
He has been in the private practice of Intellectual Property Law since 1989. Before that he was an in-house attorney for several of the country's most prestigious high technology corporations.
Obtaining patents is only one aspect of Mr. Cohen's expertise, he is fully experienced in helping his clients make assessments of the potential value of the inventions in their business field so that well considered investment decisions can be made in a patent program.
In the field of Trademarks, Mr. Cohen represents clients in registration
proceedings in the US and worldwide. He is noted for obtaining challenging
results, such as pioneering the registration of "scent" trademarks.
On the trademark side, Mr. Cohen has the experience and knowledge to help his clients understand how their trademarks will enhance their business and how to select strong trademarks that will cause the market for the products or services to recognize the client's business.
Whether the matter is protecting inventions, selecting and protecting trademarks or disputes in such matters, Mr. Cohen's first and only goal is the best interest of his client; and he does his work at costs that are practical for every client status. As he says "My work is my fun, and I want my clients to feel that I have exactly addressed their needs and given them the best value available and the best results possible". Mr. Cohen's loyalty and decades of experience is singularly addressed to his clients' interests.
Experience is valuable, but Mr. Cohen is also a scholar of the evolving law in his field; he studies the court decisions, the work of commentators and he consults with colleagues. Many are aware that a new patent law has recently been adopted. Mr. Cohen is one of the few patent attorneys who can advise clients and work under the new law. Like many new laws, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Mr. Cohen takes care to adjust his work and his advice to allow for the likely determinations by the courts and by the United States Patent And Trademark Office so that results will be valid regardless of the path taken.
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