TAMPA, FL – March 24, 2017 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has expanded its Intellectual Property Practice with the addition of Woodrow H. Pollack as a Shareholder in the Tampa office. Pollack will be a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group.
Pollack, a registered patent attorney, devotes his practice exclusively to intellectual property and is focused on litigating complex patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and other intellectual property disputes. He also has extensive experience in both patent and trademark prosecution and licensing.
“Joining an international firm of Greenberg Traurig’s stature, geographic reach, and capabilities, is a great opportunity for me to further build my practice on a global platform and provide my clients with a one-stop shop for all their legal needs,” said Pollack. “The firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group has the depth of talent and success that I have long admired.”
Serving as lead and local counsel for a wide variety of intellectual property disputes across the country, Pollack counsels his clients in the protection, enforcement, and defense of their intellectual property. He has successfully taken multi-million dollar intellectual property cases through jury trial and regularly appears in federal and state courts. Pollack also has extensive experience representing clients in front of the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Pollack, who has served as Chair of the Florida Bar Business Law Section’s Intellectual Property Committee, is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar. In his capacity as Chair, he was instrumental in assisting with the passage of Florida legislation dealing with the assertion of patient rights. Pollack’s blog on intellectual property developments can be found at ttp://floridaip.blogspot.com.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Pollack worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for numerous technology start-up companies, developing sophisticated backend distributed database systems for a number of enterprise applications, including self-publishing platforms, medical records management, and networked attached storage systems . He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Stetson University College of Law; his M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University; and his B.A. from Colby College.
“We are excited to have Woody join our team in Tampa and expand our office’s Intellectual Property capabilities,” said David B. Weinstein, Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office. “His considerable skills and background in technology will add further dimension to our firm’s Intellectual Property Practice, which is known internationally for its successful client representations.”
In the community, Pollack currently serves as the Chair of Tampa Connection, a non-profit leadership development organization that prepares professionals to become active volunteers and leaders in the Tampa Bay area.
About Greenberg Traurig – Tampa
Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—both in Florida and around the country. We also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with our Orlando office to offer clients full-service representation in the region, with our six other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Six Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News–Best Law Firms®. And, members of our team are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.