Mr. Breen’s experience includes representing life science companies in Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA litigation. Mr. Breen also has experience representing tech and life science companies in disputes regarding trade secrets and trademarks. In particular, his litigation experience spans pre-suit investigations, discovery, motion practice, claim construction, pretrial proceedings, motions for preliminary injunction, and applications for temporary restraining orders.
Prior to joining Goodwin, he 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.
- Athena Diagnostics v. Mayo Collaborative Servs., No. 19-460 (S.Ct.) on behalf of Intellectual Property Owners Association concerning subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101
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.