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Peter Giunta

Partner
+1.212.536.3910
Fax +1.212.536.3901
Mr. Giunta has over a decade of experience advising clients on intellectual property issues and successfully litigating significant patent cases. He advises clients on a wide array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and electronics.

Mr. Giunta has extensive experience handling Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent litigation and related patent opinion, prosecution, and licensing strategies, helping clients navigate the interface between the patent and FDA laws. He has litigated cases involving pharmaceuticals for the treatment of various conditions, including cancers, bone diseases, psychiatric disorders (antipsychotics), dementia, kidney disease (calcium and phosphate metabolism), diabetes, allergies, high cholesterol, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis. His experience also includes pharmaceutical formulation matters involving solid dosage forms, oral solutions, sterile injectables, nasal sprays, and ophthalmic solutions.

In addition to his practice in federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Mr. Giunta is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and counsels clients on Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings such as inter partes reviews (IPRs).

Before studying law, Mr. Giunta gained technical experience in the analytical labs of several pharmaceutical and chemical companies. 

Professional Background

Before joining the firm, Mr. Giunta practiced at a prominent New York intellectual property law firm. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence M. McKenna, U.S. District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court