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Peter F. Snell

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New York
212.692.6850



Education

  • Fordham University (JD)
  • Rutgers University (BSEE)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Peter litigates patent infringement, patent invalidity, and other intellectual property disputes in courts all across the country, including US district courts and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has examined witnesses at trial, taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses, and conducted discovery.

The areas of technology in which Peter has particular experience include communications systems and networking, packet switching, integrated circuits, semiconductor technology, powerline networks, RFID, electronics components, broadband applications for cable and satellite television systems, Internet and e-commerce applications, machine learning, software, business methods, and medical devices. Peter has a degree in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude.

Representative Matters

  • Defending an electronics manufacturer in a patent infringement action, involving RFID systems, in the Northern District of Texas
  • Representing an owner of GPS and media sharing patents in the International Trade Commission, the District of Delaware and the Eastern District of Texas
  • Defending an electrical components manufacturer in a patent infringement action, involving multilayer capacitors, in the Southern District of California and before the Federal Circuit
  • Representing an owner and inventor of patents concerning excimer laser catheters in a patent infringement action in the Southern District of New York
  • Defending an electronics manufacturer in a patent infringement action, concerning smartphone technology, in the District of Delaware
  • Defending a medical device manufacturer in an action involving breach of contract and patent misuse in the Central District of California
  • Defending a provider of network switches in a patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas

Recognitions & Awards

  • New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Intellectual Property (2012 – 2013)
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Golden Key Honors Society

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, New York Intellectual Property Law Association