Edgar H. Haug is one of the founding partners of Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP.

Mr. Haug's extensive trial and appellate experience includes appearances before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Claims, the Federal District Courts, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. As a member of the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Haug chaired the International Intellectual Property Protection Committee. He is also a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, where he was chair of the antitrust and patent misuse committee, and the International Patent and Trademark Association. Mr. Haug is also a faculty member and lecturer with the Practising Law Institute.

His ability to communicate complex subject matter to a judge or a jury places Mr. Haug in the very front ranks of intellectual property litigators. He has handled litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets for many of the world's leading companies. Mr. Haug has litigated in complex technical fields including semi-conductor equipment and processing and shape memory alloys. In addition, Mr. Haug is one of the leading practitioners in the field of pharmaceutical patent litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Amendments to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Mr. Haug has also had significant experience in due diligence investigation. In addition, he has conducted complex licensing transactions and client intellectual property counseling.

Mr. Haug has substantial experience before foreign jurisdictions, having litigated before the UK High Court, the German Federal Supreme Court and the Tokyo High Court.

Mr. Haug attended the University of Notre Dame where he was a Ford Merit Scholar (B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1974) and received his law degree from St. John's University in 1979. He also engaged in law studies at the University of Exeter, England.


Bar Admission

New York (1979)
Registered to practice before
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


University of Notre Dame
(B.S., Chem. Eng., 1974)
Ford Merit Scholar
University of Exeter, England
St. John's University (J.D., 1978)


New York State Bar Association
(Chairman, International
Intellectual Property Protection
Federal Circuit Bar Association
American Bar Association
New York Intellectual
Property Law Association
Chairman Antitrust and
Patent Misuse Committee
(2001 - Present)
International Patent
and Trademark Association
Practising Law Institute



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