Nathaniel T. Browand is special counsel in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group, with a focus in intellectual property.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Browand concentrates his practice on intellectual property law, with particular emphases in intellectual property litigation, transactional work, and counseling. He has extensive experience litigating all phases of patent and other intellectual property cases before US district courts and the International Trade Commission. He also serves as lead counsel in inter partes review and post grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He often represents clients in an array of complex technologies, including computer software, telecommunications, networking, semiconductors, image processing, and chemical manufacturing processes.
In addition to contested disputes, Mr. Browand has substantial experience advising on the intellectual property and technology aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings, and other corporate transactions. He analyzes and negotiates licenses, services agreements, and other technology arrangements. He counsels clients in connection with transactions involving significant intellectual property assets and advises on trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters.
Recognition & Accomplishments
In 2018 and 2019, Mr. Browand was recognized as a “Rising Star- United States” in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Star rankings.
Mr. Browand has authored or co-authored articles on patent issues appearing in the National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal and Law360. He is currently a member of the Litigation Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Mr. Browand received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Boston College Law School, where he was managing editor of the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review.
- Boston College Law School, J.D., 2004
- Wesleyan University, B.A., Physics, 1999
- Wesleyan University, B.A., Philosophy, 1999
- New York
- US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York
- US Patent Office