Colin Cabral is the co-head of Proskauer’s Patent Litigation Group. Colin is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer specializing in complex intellectual property and contract disputes.

Colin represents pharmaceutical, private equity, biotech, and medical device companies in high-stakes commercial litigation in the life sciences industry. He also serves as lead counsel in patent and trade secret matters involving a wide range of technologies, including computer software, electronic devices, and consumer products.

Recently, Colin has tried multiple cases for pharmaceutical companies and investors in contract disputes arising out of unsuccessful drug development programs and the exercise of “commercially reasonable efforts.” 

In 2017, Colin was named to Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hotlist, which recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who “have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities . . . by peers and clients.” 

Previously, Colin served as in-house litigation counsel for a global life sciences company. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Dorchester, MA. 

Colin volunteers as regular faculty for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the firm’s trial advocacy training program. He is Board Chairman of FreeFrom, a charitable organization that helps survivors of domestic violence achieve financial independence. He is also a former board member of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA).