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Cantor Colburn Announces New Partners for 2017

December 19, 2016

Cantor Colburn LLP welcomes 2017 with the elevation of Grant Ehrlich, Ph.D. and Thomas Mango to its partnership.

Tom Mango is a litigator with more than 20 years of experience handling intellectual property, unfair competition, and complex commercial litigation for both national and international clients across a wide variety of industries.  His practice focuses on all aspects of opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, trademark litigation in federal courts throughout the US, and global and/or complex trademark disputes.  He also counsels clients regarding trademark portfolio protection, enforcement strategies, claim avoidance, and risk management.

Grant Ehrlich, Ph.D. supports technology-based companies in the development and implementation of effective intellectual property (IP) strategies. He has drafted and prosecuted patents and has prepared non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions in fields spanning batteries, fuel cells, thermoelectrics, displays, sensors, medical devices, metallurgy, magnetic and magnetocaloric materials, ceramics, water treatment, heating systems, lubricants, detergents, coatings, and phosphors. Grant has contributed to multiple IPR petitions directed to lithium-ion battery technology.  In addition, Grant has significant licensing experience and has prepared and negotiated domestic and international patent license agreements, technology transfer agreements, and material transfer agreements. Grant's counsel is informed by his engineering experience at Pratt & Whitney in the Systems Design and Component Integration (SD&CI) Group, at UTC Fuel Cells where he led an electrode development team, his scientific experience at Yardney Technical Products where he led a lithium-ion battery technology development effort, and his Ph.D. in chemistry. He also has litigation experience as an expert in batteries, electrochemistry, and materials characterization.