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Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

December 06, 2011 17:08 ET

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP Bolsters IP Practice With Addition of Partner Joshua Cohen

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2011) - Joshua Cohen joins Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP as a partner. Most recently, he was a principal and chaired the Litigation Group at Morgan Miller Blair, where he practiced in the Business and Technology Group.

"Josh has a solid reputation within the Northern California legal community and brings with him substantial experience handling East Bay business and intellectual property disputes," said Wendel Rosen's Managing Partner Daniel Rapaport. "IP is one of the areas we have strategically expanded in recent years in direct response to increasing client demand. It is very exciting to be able to attract attorneys of Josh's caliber and his recently added Morgan Miller colleagues, Pattie Curtin and Todd Williams. We are strongly positioned for continued growth in 2012."

Cohen has 15 years of intellectual property and business litigation experience. He has successfully represented numerous manufacturing, biotech, technology and corporate clients in high-stakes disputes involving trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, fraud, corporate control and breach of merger agreement claims, as well as litigated real estate matters for some of the country's largest homebuilders. Cohen has acted as lead counsel on jury and bench trials as well as arbitrations, mediations and appeals.

Cohen is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, the Council of Business Advisors, and co-chairs the Litigation Section of the Contra Costa County Bar. He serves on the California Shakespeare Theater's board of directors. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law (1996) and his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (1984).

About Wendel Rosen
Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP serves a diverse clientele of business, public and individual clients located throughout California and the United States. With offices in Oakland and Modesto, California, the 101-year-old firm advises clients on transactional and civil litigation matters in several related fields of law, including real estate; business/corporate; construction; creditors' rights/bankruptcy; eminent domain; employment; environmental; estate planning, trusts and probate; green business; insurance; intellectual property; land use; taxation; and technology. Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at

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