Brian is of counsel in our New York office.

Brian P. McCloskey
Of Counsel
New York
P+1 929 612 4025

Brian practices in the Licensing, Strategic Partnering and Commercial Transactions group, focusing on advising start-up and emerging companies and venture capitalists. He provides comprehensive IP strategy, global patent and trademark portfolio planning and management, strategic oversight for global IP litigation, brand protection and enforcement, risk management, and due diligence to his clients.

Brian has a technical background and extensive experience in industries including small molecule, physical sciences, consumer products, computer hardware and software, and telecommunications.

Brian was previously the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at personal care product manufacturing company Avon.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Cornell University, A.B., Biology