Griffin elected president of Cooley Law School Alumni Association

Patrick S. Griffin was elected president of the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Alumni Association at the association's annual meeting.

An associate at Cantor Colburn LLP, in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, Griffin practices intellectual property law. He focuses primarily on patent application writing and prosecution for electrical and computer patents in computer architecture, electronic commerce, database and distributed computing, telecommunications, digital displays and optics, complex financial models, and related software.

"Patrick's election to WMU-Cooley's top volunteer alumni position reflects his enthusiastic efforts to promote our alumni activities around the nation," said James D. Robb, WMU-Cooley's associate dean of external affairs. "We are thrilled that Patrick now leads our nearly 19,000 alumni worldwide."

Before earning his law degree at WMU-Cooley, Griffin studied computer engineering at Drexel University, and was a network engineer for a petroleum and petrochemical manufacturer. He joined Cantor Colburn LLP in April 2014 as an associate. Cantor Colburn, one of the largest full service Intellectual Property law firms in the country, has offices in Hartford, Conn., Washington, D.C., Detroit, Atlanta, Georgia, and Houston.

Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014


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