Mr. Breen’s experience includes pre-suit investigations, discovery, motion practice, motions for preliminary injunction, claim construction, pretrial proceedings, trial, and applications for temporary restraining orders. Some of Mr. Breen’s recent engagements include:
- Certain Pre-Filled Syringes for Intravitreal Injection and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1207: Represented global healthcare company in ITC investigation and inter partes review proceedings.
- Novartis Pharma AG et al. v. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (N.D.N.Y.): Representing client in litigation involving pre-filled syringes.
- Genentech, Inc. et al. v. Celltrion, Inc. et al., C.A. Nos. 18-95-CFC, 18-1025-CFC (D. Del.). Represented Celltrion and Teva in BPCIA dispute regarding proposed biosimilar to HERCEPTIN®.
- Represented The Gillette Company in litigation filed against Dollar Shave Club, Inc., in which Gillette asserted infringement of a patent directed to razor blade coatings. The matter settled favorably before trial.
- Represented gaming company in trademark, copyright, and unfair competition litigation concerning a copycat video game.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Breen worked as a technical consultant in the patent prosecution group of an intellectual property law firm. During this time he assisted in the drafting and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications, as well as in patent validity, freedom-to-operate, and due diligence investigations across a variety of technologies, including energy and wastewater treatment.
Mr. Breen also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has worked with organizations, such as Her Justice, to provide representation and advocacy for clients in custody and visitation proceedings.
Mr. Breen is a member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA).
While attending Manhattan College, Mr. Breen was a member of the Omega Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, and Epsilon Sigma Pi Honor Societies.
Mr. Breen is a co-founder of Save Your City Clothing, a nonprofit organization committed to improving the education and well-being of school children in New York City.