Mr. Manak is an intellectual property attorney, litigator, and trial lawyer who concentrates in patent, trade secret and related antitrust litigation. His practice includes biotechnology, pharmaceutical, electronics, chemical and software patent law and litigation. He also specializes in patent interference practice.
Joe Manak has represented numerous health care and biotechnology companies in patent infringement actions, Hatch-Waxman patent challenges, patent interference, and has litigated patent and IP cases concerning recombinant DNA technology, organic chemistry, drug delivery systems, electrical devices, drug metabolism, high-strength fibers, aerospace and defense, medical devices, contact lenses and food science.
Mr. Manak prepares and prosecutes software, Internet, chemical and pharmaceutical patent applications, practices trademark, trade dress, copyright and related antitrust and unfair competition law, and has experience in securities and insurance litigation and arbitration.
On the transactional side, Mr. Manak conducts IP-related M & A due diligence, and negotiates and drafts a variety of software and technology-based licenses, patent and know-how agreements, research and development agreements, distribution and re-seller contracts, and similar transactions.
Some of Mr. Manak's reported matters are listed here.