Lawrence S. Cohen



Lawrence Cohen was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Northeastern University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. He then went on to Boston University Law School where he received his Law Degree. At Boston University Lawrence Cohen was managing editor of the Law Review. He completed post graduate studies at Northeastern University in High Polymer Chemistry and Computer Science.

He has been in the private practice of Intellectual Property Law since 1989. Before that he was an in-house attorney for several of the country's most prestigious high technology corporations.

Mr. Cohen's practice in the patent law field includes obtaining patents in the US and worldwide. His practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is marked by a history of success in fields from the highest technologies to the most practical consumer products.

In the field of Trademarks, Mr. Cohen represents clients in registration proceedings in the US and worldwide. He is noted for obtaining challenging results, such as pioneering the registration of "scent" trademarks.

In all the fields of Intellectual Property, clients depend on Mr. Cohen to give them legally sound and economically practical advice which draws upon his decades of experience.


Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Co (Satellite Navigation Systems Div), Torrance, CA General Counsel

TRW Inc, Redondo Beach, CA Patent and Licensing Counsel

W. R. Grace Chemical Corp., Cambridge, MA Patent Counsel

Military Record


Captain U.S. Army Intelligence Corps

US Army Combat Developments Command, Intelligence Agency, Ft. Holabird, MD.

Research and development of future unmanned aerial surveillance systems and other intelligence gathering technologies.

Commissions and Training

U.S. Army Intelligence School, Ft. Holabird, MD - Commissioned US Army Intelligence Corps

U.S. Army Intelligence School, Ft. Holabird, MD - Aerial Surveillance Officer Course

U.S. Army Combat Surveillance School, Ft. Huachua, AZ - Senior Officer Orientation

U.S. Army and Joint Air-Ground Operations, Nellis AFB NV - Air Ground School

U.S. Army Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GA - Commissioned US Army Infantry Corps

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers School - Ft. Belvoir, VA - Commissioned US Army Corps of Engineers

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Unfair Competition Law
  • Litigation
  • Business Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310-231-6898  Phone
310-231-6899  Fax
University Attended:
Northeastern University, B.S.M.E., 1962; Northeastern University, E.E., 1962
Law School Attended:
Boston University Law School, J.D., 1965
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 1966, Massachusetts; 1975, Illinois; 1977, California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
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