James Galbraith has more than 35 years experience in intellectual property litigation, including trials and appeals of patent, trademark and trade secret misappropriation cases. Mr. Galbraith’s litigation practice includes a variety of technical areas. In patent litigation he has represented polymer manufacturers in cases involving plastics and catalysts, manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemical producers, and producers of computer products and components, including Agilent Technologies, Alliant Techsystems, Applera, Aristech Chemical, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Colgate, Hercules, Hewlett-Packard, Novartis, Syngenta, and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Galbraith also counsels clients on intellectual property issues, including validity and infringement of intellectual property rights, and the transfer of intellectual property.
Active in bar associations, Mr. Galbraith is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York Intellectual Property Law Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He has served on the Committee on Patents of the City Bar Association and has contributed to the Association’s official publication. Mr. Galbraith is an active lecturer before bar associations and industry groups on a variety of topics related to intellectual property litigation, and is a co-author of Patent Litigation, published by the Practising Law Institute. Additionally, he has received recognition from a number of ranking legal publications, including being named to U.S. News - Best Lawyers for "Litigation - Patent" (2015) and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2013).