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Lori Patrick Hager

Coughlin Duffy LLP

Morristown, NJ, USA

Lori Hager joined the firm at its inception. She practices in the commercial litigation group with an emphasis on intellectual property, and contract disputes. Her practice concentrates on numerous types of claims including copyright, patent and trademark infringement claims, preparation and prosecution of copyright and trademark applications, and the supervision of trademark oppositions.  In addition, Ms. Hager provides general corporate counsel and litigates corporate claims.

Lori has experience in all phases of litigation from discovery through appellate briefing and argument. She is experienced in practicing before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office concerning trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings. She acts as corporate counsel to a number of businesses, consulting in areas that include corporate strategy, structure, copyright and trademark portfolio maintenance, and protection of trade secrets.

In 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court appointed Lori to serve on the District XA Ethics Committee. Lori regularly presents seminars to educate attorneys, clients and the public on Intellectual Property issues and business ethics. She serves on the board of directors for several non-profit organizations and donates many hours of her time to pro bono activities.

Lori served as judicial clerk for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, Assignment Judge for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County for the 2002-2003 term.


Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property


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