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Nathan Renov

  • Partner
  • New York
Nathan Renov is a Partner in the Patents Group at Pearl Cohen's New York office.


Nathan Renov is a Partner in the Patents Group at Pearl Cohen’s New York office. Nathan advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property (IP) protection, and his practice focuses on patent portfolio management and development, litigation, post-grant proceedings, and opinion work relating to a variety of technologies and industries, with particular focus on software and software-integrated hardware systems, mobile communication, systems and network infrastructure, internet/data security, financial management, e-commerce, and mobile application integration. He has additional experience in search optimization, mobile payment, linguistic/textual analysis, software-integrated medical devices, and Graphical User Interface (GUI) optimization.

Nathan handles all aspects of patent portfolio management and development, including preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications (utility and design). He also advises and represents clients in litigation and dispute resolution strategy relating to patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters, as well as represents and advises clients regarding various post-grant proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR), and covered business method review (CBM).

Prior to practicing law, Nathan practiced as an electrical engineer at a consulting engineering firm, where he designed power, fire alarm, and lighting systems for integration in the construction of new and refitted commercial and corporate spaces, and as a consultant/research analyst at an investment banking firm, where he researched emerging technology for potential investment opportunities.

Before joining Pearl Cohen, Nathan was an Associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in Manhattan, NY, and at Leason Ellis LLP in White Plains, NY.

Representative Cases:

  • Prong, Inc., v. Yeoshua Sorias., Case No. IPR2015-01317 (filed June 1, 2015) – Petitioner in IPR of U.S. Patent No. 8,712,486 entitled “Detachably Integrated Battery Charger For Mobile Cell Phones and Like Devices” (Settled)
  • Broker Genius Inc. v. Zalta et al., Case 1:17-cv-02099-SHS (S.D.N.Y. 2017) (Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform) – Trade Secret Misappropriation, Copyright Infringement, Breach of Contract (Pending)
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