Foley Hoag’s New York office focuses on intellectual property, international dispute resolution, litigation and corporate practices.

Our New York intellectual property lawyers work on a variety of matters involving patents enforcement and defense, patent prosecution and services including infringement and invalidity opinions, due diligence studies and licensing. Our trademark services include trademark prosecution, policing and litigation.

The firm’s international dispute resolution lawyers represent sovereign States, State-owned enterprises, and private companies and individuals from around the world in litigation and arbitration before international courts and tribunals, and in federal and state courts of the United States, as well as advise on non-contentious advisory matters. They specialize in disputes involving commercial and investor-State arbitration; energy law and energy pricing; treaty drafting and interpretation; internal investigations (OFAC, FCPA, UN and EU sanctions regimes); the law of the sea; maritime and land boundaries; international trade law; international human rights law; and international criminal law.

Several of Foley Hoag’s New York attorneys have experience representing States before agencies of the United Nations, including on matters before the Security Council, General Assembly, Sixth Committee to the General Assembly (Legal Affairs) and UNCITRAL.

With New York at the center of global business and industry, U.S. and international firms rely on Foley Hoag's litigation attorneys to handle high stakes federal and state court disputes as well as mediations and arbitrations involving audit defense, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, business and commercial disputes, consumer class actions, securities fraud and debt finance. Our litigators also represent national and multi-national companies and their boards and executives in complex white collar criminal investigations, federal and state prosecutions, attorney general investigations and actions, SEC regulatory matters and other enforcement actions, and related civil proceedings.

The New York office is also home to corporate practices spanning the entire corporate life cycle of emerging growth companies with respect to organization, corporate governance, financings, executive compensation, employment, IP and exit via mergers and acquisition or public offerings. Other practices include project finance with a specialty in renewable energy.