HARTFORD, Conn., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the country's leading intellectual property (IP) law firms, announced today the hiring of partner Daniel Chung, former Chief Trademark Counsel at Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Chung holds over 20 years of extensive experience in all aspects of trademark and copyright counseling, enforcement, strategy and portfolio management, having held senior counsel positions at several dynamic multinational global corporations and having worked in private practice.
As Chief Trademark Counsel for Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Chung managed a large global trademark department responsible for one of the largest global trademark, copyright and domain name portfolios for businesses in the consumer products, medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors. Previously, Mr. Chung was General Counsel, Global Intellectual Property for Cadbury PLC, managing all aspects of its global trademark and patent portfolio for businesses in the confectionery, beverages and food sectors. Mr. Chung has provided IP leadership and strategy on numerous M&A transactions, including the acquisition and divestiture of multi-billion dollar businesses, and complex licensing arrangements and corporate agreements.
"Dan brings numerous talents, broad legal and leadership experience, strategic insights, and added trademark and transactional expertise to our firm," said Michael A. Cantor, Co-Managing Partner of Cantor Colburn. "Significantly, Dan's many years as a corporate trademark counsel brings a unique in-house perspective that will be of great benefit to our clients."
"I am very pleased and excited to join Cantor Colburn— one of the largest diversified IP-focused law practices in the country," said Mr. Chung. "I hope to help expand the firm's breadth of services offered to its global client base and add my experience and abilities to the solid resources in the trademark and IP practice groups."
Mr. Chung will be based out of the Hartford office, and is a long term resident of Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in Material Science & Engineering and Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Buffalo. He is also admitted to the state bars of Connecticut and New York.
About Cantor Colburn LLP
Cantor Colburn is one of the largest full service intellectual property law firms in the country, with growing offices in Hartford, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston, and Detroit. In recent rankings, Cantor Colburn is #7 in the country for issued U.S. Patents and #23 for registered U.S. Trademarks. More than 100 attorneys and agents provide clients worldwide with the complete range of services that allows them to enjoy the greatest value from their intellectual property assets. The firm's clients are among the leading companies in the United States and around the world, including Fortune 100 companies, privately held companies, select high-tech start-ups, and universities. For more information, go to www.cantorcolburn.com.
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