Keith D. Nowak

Keith D. Nowak

Keith D. Nowak


2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8610, Fax: 212-732-3232
nowak@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

Mr. Nowak has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation in the Federal District Courts, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims as well as all aspects of practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Nowak is heavily engaged in matters involving complex electrical/electronic systems, and computer technology. He also is involved in rendering validity and infringement opinions in areas of advanced technology, technology transfer, and licensing, and has negotiated numerous international license agreements in the areas of patents, trademarks, and software. Mr. Nowak spent 8 years at Bell Telephone Laboratories, first as a Member of the Technical Staff and later as patent counsel preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Mr. Nowak also has extensive experience in Asia involving IP matters.  Prior to joining the Firm, he was a founding member of Lieberman & Nowak LLP, an intellectual property boutique firm in New York.


  • 1976, New Jersey
  • U.S.District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court of New York
  • 1977 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • 1979 New York
  • 1980 U.S. Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • 1982 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1985 U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • 2000 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • The New Jersey Patent Law Association
  • The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association


  • B.S.E.E., 1969 Milwaukee School of Engineering (cum laude)
  • M.S.E.E., 1971 New York University
  • J.D., 1976 Seton Hall University School of Law

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