James F. Harrington

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James F. Harrington


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6900 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY 11791-4407
Tel: 516.822.3550
Fax: 516.822.3582


  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nutraceutical


James Harrington is the senior partner in the firm’s New York office. He has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property practice, including both prosecution and litigation. Mr. Harrington is also highly experienced in managing the firm’s university and research-based clients. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, he spent five years as a trial attorney. Mr. Harrington has lectured and participated in panel discussions on various topics of patent law relating to biotechnology. Mr. Harrington has also served as an Adjunct Professor for the Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Practicum, a clinic offered at Hofstra University School of Law. Fields of technology include biology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and chemistry.

Practice Expertise

Patent and trademark prosecution and litigation; post-grant proceedings including Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post Grant Review (PGR); opinions, including freedom-to-operate, patentability, validity, and infringement; due diligence investigations; licensing; and client counseling.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • M.S., Biology, Adelphi University, 2006
  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1993
  • B.S., Biology, Bucknell University, 1988


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Association of University Technology Managers
  • Federal Bar Association
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Long Island Association, LI-BIO Committee
  • Long Island Capital Association