Rachel Weiner Cohen ('08)
Rachel Cohen represents leading global technology and life sciences clients in high-stakes intellectual property disputes across the US.
Ms. Cohen combines creative problem-solving with a keen ability to distill technical jargon into compelling narratives to advise clients on IP litigation in federal courts and strategic IP counseling. She represents clients in patent and IP misappropriation disputes across a range of technologies. She is a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Association; the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court; the advisory counsel for the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property (PIJIP) at the American University Washington College of Law; ChIPs® Advancing Women in Tech, Law, and Policy; and the American University Hillel Board of Directors.
Ms. Cohen previously developed and led highly successful recruiting initiatives for Latham’s IP Practice, with a particular focus on achieving diversity and robust training programs for associates.
A recognized thought leader, Ms. Cohen regularly presents on IP litigation topics, including as a speaker and moderator for the Federal Circuit Symposium.
Ms. Cohen clerked for Judge Sharon Prost at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Judge Freda L. Wolfson at the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Before that, she served as a judicial intern for Judge Paul L. Friedman of the US District Court for the District of Columbia; a law clerk for the Office of the Public Defender in Montgomery County, Maryland; and a case assistant/intern investigator for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.
She began her career in media affairs and public relations at The White House’s Office of Public & Media Affairs and has advised Am Law 100 law firms, trade associations, entrepreneurs, and charitable organizations.