Henry J. Cittone litigates intellectual property disputes in federal courts and prepares and prosecutes patent applications before the United States Patent & Trademark Office for clients from various industries, including the software, 3-D television, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, medical imaging, alternative energy and fluid delivery industries.  He routinely manages and procures overseas patent rights in a variety of industries, including biotechnology and medical devices.  He has played key roles in numerous patent and false advertising litigations. Those cases have involved the areas of telecommunications technology, small molecule pharmaceuticals, network security, imaging technology, computer software and hardware, and gas storage and delivery systems.  He has advised numerous clients on the NTP patents and the Visto patents, as well as advising clients in the telecommunications and mobile applications arena on the monetization of their patent portfolios.  His litigation experience, both defending and asserting patents, provides clients with unique insight when seeking their own intellectual property rights.

He manages and procures global trademark rights for a variety of clients, including those in the biotechnology, financial, global trade, retail and restaurant sectors.  He has a wealth of connections to law firms and agents in various jurisdictions as well as intellectual property networks.  As a complement to this, he has also litigated trademark infringement, false advertising and trademark opposition proceedings.

He currently represents a wide variety of domestic and international clients, including large multi-national corporations, national scientific institutes, emerging technology start-ups, retailers and select individuals.  He is often called upon to help clients maximize intellectual property assets both locally and globally through the development, protection, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property rights.  He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Henry received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School where he was Managing Editor of the Law Review and a Heyman Center Scholar.  He has a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and worked in the biotechnology industry prior to law school.

Admitted to Practice
                             Professional Affiliations

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Western District of New York

Eastern District of Texas
New York


NY Intellectual Property Law Assoc.
International Trademark Assoc.
Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court
JCA International