Steven M. Coyle

Partner at Cantor Colburn LLP (Hartford, CT)

Steven M. Coyle is Co-Chair of Cantor Colburn’s Litigation Department. He is a trial lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in litigating and trying complex disputed matters, and he has specialized in patent and all varieties of intellectual property litigation for the past 15 years. As the firm’s Group Leader of Cantor Colburn’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Practice, Steve handles ANDA and Hatch-Waxman litigation, where he has represented the rights of generic drug manufacturers and helped them to bring products to market. Steve represents clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of other patent matters, involving such diverse technologies as software, cybersecurity, fiber optics, induction lighting, microwave circuit boards, robotic measurement equipment, media packaging, flexible gas piping, and telecommunications. Steve has substantial experience litigating trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters as well. He has tried and litigated patent and other intellectual property cases throughout the country, and he has represented clients in alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitrations and mediations. Steve has also handled multiple appeals, including before the Federal Circuit. In all of his cases, Steve strives to develop and follow a pragmatic strategy that advances not only his clients’ short term litigation goals but also their long term business needs.