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Clyde Shuman is a Partner in the Patent Litigation and Post Grant Proceedings Group and in the Copyright, Design and Trademark Litigation Group. Clyde is also a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Group at Pearl Cohen's New York office. 

Clyde has been litigating intellectual property disputes for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in patent and trademark litigation, and patent and trademark prosecution, as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings. Clyde has litigated patent disputes in a variety of technologies, including: Near Field Communications devices, machine-to-machine communications, computer printer software, computer graphics subsystems, medical devices, and digital printing plates. He has also litigated trademark disputes involving multilevel computer marketing of nutritional supplements, as well as disputes involving Internet marketing of precious gemstones. Clude's experience includes Markman hearings, trials and appeals.

Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Clyde was an associate at Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione.


Representative Reported Decisions:

Diascience Corp. v. Blue Nile, Inc., Case No. 08 CV 9751 (NRB), 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57385 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)

Landmark Graphics Corp. v. Seismic Micro Technology, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77664 (S.D. Tex. 2006)

Nortel Networks Limited v. Kyocera Wireless Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17845 (N.D. Tex. 2002)

TufAmerica, Inc. v. Hammond, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9258 (S.D.N.Y. 2002)

Horphag Research, Ltd. v. Garcia, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26771 (E.D. Cal. 2002)

Yurman Designs, Inc. v. PAJ, Inc., 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9487 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)

Gorman v. Polar Electro, Inc., 137 F. Supp. 2d 223 (E.D.N.Y. 2001)

Tuff-N-Rumble Management, Inc. v. Sugarhill Music Publishing Inc., 99 F. Supp. 2d 450 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)


  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY
  • U.S. District Court, EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1997

University of Chicago, B.A. (Biological Sciences), 1982


English & French


Shuman, Clyde A. Court Refuses to Set Aside Verdict in Malware Patent Case. Lexology. 2019.