Vincent McGeary is an intellectual property attorney with a focus in the overlap of technology and law. As a founding partner of McGeary Cukor LLC, he believes in working personally with clients to strategically build and present their intellectual property assets and to defend their intellectual property rights. In more than twenty years of practice, Vincent has successfully represented clients before federal, state and administrative tribunals throughout the country. He has lead large litigation teams in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, the Northern District of California, the District of Delaware, and the District of New Jersey. Vincent has prepared and argued federal court appeals in multiple circuits including the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He represents patent holders and petitioners before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, where he has conducted matters through trial. Vincent’s electrical engineering, legal and business backgrounds facilitate a comprehensive and diverse practice, ranging from advising startups in asset building and acquisition to conducting high stakes patent litigation for mature companies. He works comfortably in complex technologies including networks, telephony, internet protocol, cybersecurity, control systems and circuits, medical devices, electro-mechanical sensors, packaging and home care products. His practice extends to disputes arising under the Lanham Act, trade secret matters, patent legal malpractice cases, engineering malpractice cases and construction industry disputes. Vincent’s clients rely on him to investigate fact-intensive matters, build workable and dynamic strategies, assemble accomplished legal teams and present the client’s best position in high stakes disputes.
Before founding McGeary Cukor LLC, Vincent spent 16 years at Gibbons PC, serving as a Director in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. There, in addition to acting as a first chair litigation counsel, Vincent worked closely with the Firm’s management to formulate and execute the Firm’s strategic vision. Among his responsibilities, Vincent served as the IP Group’s Hiring and Staffing Director and oversaw the Group’s IP docket. Prior to attending law school, Vincent worked on the inertial guidance system for the Hubble Space Telescope, a system that still operates today.