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Background

Jolynn Lussier is a litigation principal at Fish & Richardson representing clients in patent and trade secret matters. She has successfully led teams to key victories at summary judgment and at trial and has crafted risk assessment strategies and agreements protecting her clients’ most important innovations. Ms. Lussier’s practice includes work as lead counsel in cases around the country as well as before the USPTO, Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Lussier has also successfully argued before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and has been involved in hotly contested disputes abroad.

As a lawyer who is also an engineer, she keys in on and cultivates a deep understanding of her clients’ technology. She’s represented clients across a broad band of technologies, including complex computational software, specialty chemicals, electronic warfare systems, consumer audio products, optical filters, and polymeric coatings. Known by clients equally for her straight talk as well as her advocacy skills, she’s often led multi-disciplinary teams brought together to offer creative solutions to her clients’ pressing business issues.​

For more than a decade, Ms. Lussier has served as a Litigation Group Leader at Fish & Richardson, mentoring and inspiring junior associates.

Before entering the legal field, Ms. Lussier worked for four years as an Electrical Design Engineer for Raytheon Company. Jolynn was part of a team of engineers designing radar transmitter systems for a class of U.S. naval warships equipped with the AEGIS Weapons System. She regularly interfaced with program office team leads and resolved field issues and held a Secret clearance.

She is from Pittsburgh, PA.

Education

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law 1993
​Taintor Memorial Award for Achievement in Conflicts of Law​


B.S., Cornell University 1986
Electrical Engineering

Admissions

  • Massachusetts 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Memberships & Affiliations

Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts​

Other Distinctions

Accolades

  • "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property (2013-2016)
  • Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP (2013)

Presentations

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