- District of Columbia
- State of Connecticut
- Federal Courts of Connecticut
Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2005
University of Alabama, B.S., Economics, Minors in Mathematics and Computer Science, summa cum laude, 2002
Nicholas Geiger has significant experience litigating patent and trademark infringement matters, as well as false advertising, false marking, trade secret and unfair trade practice matters. He has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, initial pleadings, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, fact and expert discovery, summary judgment, jury and bench trials, and the negotiation and enforcement of settlement agreements. He has represented clients in a diverse array of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, fashion manufacturing and retail, flexible packaging, and database software. In particular, Nicholas has extensive experience managing complex matters and the devising and implementing of strategies to control the scope and cost of voluminous electronic discovery.
Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2016-present
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2013-2015
Associate, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, 2008-2013
Associate, Dechert LLP, 2005-2008
- January 11, 2016
IP Law 360 published an article on January 11, 2016 about the Federal Circuit's ruling on January 8, 2016 to uphold a New Jersey district court’s ruling in favor of Actavis Elizabeth LLC and other drugmakers finding that three of Purdue Pharmaceutical Products LP’s patents for the sleep aid Intermezzo are invalid because they were obvious. Cantor Colburn's litigators represent Dr. Reddy's in the matter.
- January 5, 2016
- Connecticut Law TribuneMay 2014
Cantor Colburn was named Litigation Department of the Year in the Intellectual Property category by the Connecticut Law Tribune.
Cantor Colburn’s litigators have decades of trial experience, presenting technically complex matters to judges and juries, and work collaboratively with their patent colleagues who are highly educated and expert in a wide variety of technologies. The Law Tribune described Cantor Colburn as “a law firm… and a haven for scientists.”
- May 29, 2013
- April 23, 2019New York City
Cantor Colburn litigation partner Steve Coyle will present at the Paragraph IV Disputes Conference in New York City, which the firm is also sponsoring. Cantor Colburn has a dedicated Pharmaceutical Practice Group comprised of experienced litigators, Ph.D. chemists, and patent attorneys. Also attending from Cantor Colburn are Michael Cantor, Andrew Ryan and Nicholas Geiger.
- October 1, 2018Chicago, Illinois
- March 7, 2018Mumbai, India
Cantor Colburn is pleased to sponsor the 7th Annual Pharma IPR Conference in Mumbai, India, on March 7-9. 2018. Cantor Colburn's Pharmaceutical IP Services Practice Group handles litigation, patent prosecution, inter partes reviews and other Patent Office review proceedings, opinions, landscapes, competitive intelligence, transactional services, portfolio management, biosimilar and interchangeable biological drugs, and more. Steve Coyle, who leads the Pharmaceutical Litigation Group, will speak on "ANDA filling and litigation: strategies to respond."
- 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.
- April 24, 2017New York, New York
Cantor Colburn litigation partner Steve Coyle moderated the panel "The Ongoing Jurisdiction Debate: From Mylan to TC Heartland" at the Paragraph IV Disputes Conference in New York City, which the firm also sponsored. Cantor Colburn has a dedicated Pharmaceutical Practice Group comprised of experienced litigators, Ph.D. chemists, and patent attorneys.
- 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 Perkins.
- April 22, 2015Hartford, Connecticut
Litigator Nicholas Geiger will be a part of the panel discussion "How to Break Your Adversary without Breaking the Bank: IP Litigation Strategies" at the Connecticut Bar Association IP Law Section Spring Meeting and Networking Event on April 22, 2015 in Hartford.
American Bar Association, Litigation Section
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut IP Inn of Court, Charter Member, Membership Committee Co-Chair