- State of Connecticut, 2015
New England School of Law, J.D., 2014
University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.A., Legal Studies and Political Science, 2011
Adam Bercowetz performs legal research focusing on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and drafts motions and memoranda. He assists in litigation matters including drafting dispositive motions, drafting discovery requests, responses, and letters and in preparing for and assisting with patent infringement trials.
Attorney Adam Bercowetz was part of a pro bono effort defending a prisoner’s rights case against a Motion for Summary Judgment. Taking place in Connecticut District Court in New Haven, Connecticut, Attorney Bercowetz argued in before Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyers. Judge Meyers, in a footnote, commended Attorney Bercowetz and Partner Bill Cass “for their devoted representation of plaintiff in this case” and expressed the Court’s appreciation for their handling of this matter.
Prior to arriving at Cantor Colburn, Adam received courtroom and trial experience for the District Attorney’s Office for Suffolk County in Boston, Massachusetts. While working for the District Attorney’s Office, Adam routinely conducted oral arguments and assisted in trials before the Superior Court.
Attorney, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2014-present
Student Prosecutor, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, January 2014-May 2014
2nd Year Summer Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2013
Legal Clerkship, Department of Administrative Law Appeals, January 2013-May 2013
Summer Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2012
Records Department Assistant, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2009-2011
- 3DPrint.comNovember 4, 2016
3DPrint.com published the article entitled, "Can Your Trademark Fall?" on November 4, 2016, written by Cantor Colburn attorneys Bill Cass and Adam Bercowetz, which discusses the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision to cancel six federally registered trademarks assigned to the Washington Redskins and the impact as a result of the cancellation.
- April 19, 2016
In addition to frequently representing clients pro bono, Cantor Colburn LLP is proud to be a sponsor of the Pro Bono Partnership for the seventh consecutive year. The Pro Bono Partnership provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofits serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
- September 23, 2014
Cantor Colburn announced that it has hired seven attorneys to work in its Hartford, Atlanta, and Detroit offices. The new hires have experience in a diversity of technologies- chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering- and are also IP attorneys.
- May 11, 2017New Haven, Connecticut
Cantor Colburn is pleased to sponsor the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association's Judge's Dinner on May 11, 2017.
- November 10, 2015Hartford, Connecticut
Cantor Colburn is proud to sponsor the Innovation Summit, presented by the Connecticut Technology Council.
- May 13, 2015New Haven, Connecticut
The IP Inn of Court for Connecticut was inaugurated on May 13, 2015. The Inn was inaugurated when Federal Circuit Judge Richard Linn presented District of Connecticut Judge Janet Bond Arterton with the charter of the Inn.
Cantor Colburn's Michael Cantor, Co-Managing Partner, and Nicholas Geiger, Litigation Associate, are officers of the IP Inn. Other Cantor Colburn attorneys who are charter members are Bud Bedingfield, Adam Bercowetz, Christopher Boehm, and Tasia Hansen.
- May 2, 2015Gampel Pavilion, UConn Storrs Campus
Several Cantor Colburn attorneys will be judges at the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), including Counsel Eric Baron, who is also a CIC board member.
The annual convention gives students and parents an introduction to careers in engineering with exhibits staffed by UConn's students and professors which showcase engineering subjects, including civil, mechanical and chemical engineering – helping students discover engineering and science as real possible careers, definitely within reach.
- January 10, 2015East Windsor, Connecticut
American Bar Association
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Connecticut IP Inn of Court, Charter Member
Connecticut Bar Association, Membership Liaison
Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association
The Connecticut Forum, Advisory Board Member