George F. Pappas

Covington & Burling LLP

George has successfully represented clients across a broad range of industries including pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, computer and electronics, software, telecommunications, and the financial services industry. He is ranked in the top tier of lawyers for intellectual property by Chambers USA. George is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was Chairman of its Complex Litigation Committee from 2009-2011. He is also Chairman of the Editorial Committee and one of the co-authors of the book, Anatomy of a Patent Case (2009; 2012 2nd ed.), prepared by the Complex Litigation Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers and published in conjunction with the Federal Judicial Center. He also is on the Practitioner and Academic Advisory Board of the Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (2009). George has presented programs on patent law issues at 37 FJC National Workshops for federal district and magistrate judges. He also serves as a member of the District of New Jersey Local Patent Rules Committee. George is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10).