Lawrence Kolodney is a Principal in the Boston office of Fish & Richardson, where he has practiced since 1996. Mr. Kolodney specializes in handling complex intellectual property matters, including litigation, post-grant review, due diligence and counseling work, with particular emphasis on power electronics, software and data networks. Prior to joining Fish, Mr. Kolodney served as a law clerk to the Federal District Judge Nancy Gertner, and to Benjamin Kaplan, retired justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Mr. Kolodney also serves as the Chair of Fish’s pro bono program.
SynQor v. Vicor (E.D.Tex.) – patent, power conversion technology.
Auburn University v. IBM (M.D.Ala.) – semiconductor reliability testing algorithms.
Integrated Discrete Devices v. Diodes (D.Del.) – semiconductor fabrication techniques.
American Superconductor v. S&C Electric (D. Mass.) – Reactive power compensation devices.
VistaPrint v. 123Print (D.Minn) – patent, online design, and print technology.
Mallory v. Microsoft (D.Mass.) – patent, website user ID technology.
Achates Reference Publishing v. Microsoft (E.D.Tex) – patent, product unlocking technology.
Insight Technology v.Glock (D.N.H.) – patent, auxiliary devices for weapons.
Insight Technology v. SureFire (D.N.H.) – patent, auxiliary devices for weapons.
AllVoice v. Nuance (S.D.Tex.) – patent, voice recognition software.
Cannon Rubber v. The First Years (N.D.Ill.) – patent, breast pumps.
Aastra Technologies Ltd. v. CD Connect, Inc. (E.D.Tex., D.N.H) – trade secrets, telecom.
Axeda Systems v. Questra (D. Mass.) – patent, embedded monitoring systems.
Stambler v. First Data Corp. (D. Del.) – patent, secure e-commerce.
Xcelera Inc. v. Speedera Networks (D. Del.) – patent, content delivery networks.
Kurzweil Educational Systems v. Freedom Scientific (D. Mass.) – patent, automatic reading systems.
Morton v. The First Years (E.D.Ca.) – patent, infant sleep positioners, summary judgment of no infringement by client, affirmed on appeal.
SeaChange International v. nCUBE (D. Del.) – patent, video servers.
K2 v. Benetton Group (W.D. Wash.) – patent, in-line skates.
V-Formation v. Benetton Group (S.D.N.Y.) – patent, in-line skates.
Vicor v. Unitrode (D. Mass.) – patent, DC-DC Power Converters, validity of client’s patent upheld in partial summary judgment and at trial, reported at 130 F.Supp.2d 178.
Vicor v. Lucent (D. Mass.) – patent, DC-DC power converters.
Frink America v. Champion Road Machinery (N.D.N.Y.) – copyright/trade secret, snow removal equipment, summary judgment and judgment as a matter of law for client on all counts, affirmed on appeal, reported at 62 F.Supp. 679 and 48 F.Supp.2d 198, 2002 WL 1940961.
Aearo v. Howard S. Leight (D.Mass.) – patent, ear plugs, summary judgment for client.
Harris Corp. v. Siemens G.m.b.H. (E.D.Va.) – patent, semi-conductor memories. Represented defendant in patent litigation involving 26 patents related to semi-conductor memory technologies. Case settled after court granted partial summary judgment of non-infringement and invalidity to defendant.
Measurement Techniques, Inc. v. Shiva Corp. (Mass. Superior Court) – trade secret, computer networking.
Central Sprinkler v. Grinnell Corp. (E.D.Pa.) – patent, fire safety sprinklers.
PC DOCS, Inc. v. R.R. Donnelley (D.Mass.) – trademark, computer software.
Hasbro v. Natural Wonders (D.Mass.) – patent, children’s toys.
Snowbound v. Visioneer (D.Mass.) – copyright, software.
Has provided pre-litigation formal patent opinions in the following technical areas: Internet voice, network multicasting, financial services (business methods), electronic connectors, reflective tape, data bus protocols, and digital video systems.
Patent prosecution of primarily computer related inventions, including patents covering Internet and cryptographic technologies.
Fish Litigation Blog
June 24, 2016
Patent Litigation for the Non-Specialist: How it Works and What to Expect
Authors: Jolynn M. Lussier, Adam Kessel, Lawrence K. Kolodney
Fish Litigation Blog
June 17, 2015
PTAB Decision Highlights Little Used Claim Amendment Process in America Invents Act Patent Challenges
Author: Lawrence K. Kolodney
January 19, 2017
Fish & Richardson’s Pro Bono Efforts Yield Five Clemency Grants by President Obama
June 15, 2016
Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation and Prosecution Practices
July 24, 2015
Fish & Richardson Achieves Highest-Ever Pro Bono National Ranking in 2015 Am Law 200 Survey by The American Lawyer
July 22, 2015
PTAB Clears The Way For Easier AIA Review Amendments
July 1, 2015
Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Prosecution and Litigation Practices
September 17, 2014
Fish & Richardson Announces 39 Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
September 5, 2013
Fish Announces 32 Attorneys Selected for 2014 Best Lawyers in America®
September 5, 2012
Thirty Fish & Richardson Attorneys Selected for the 2013 Best Lawyers in America®
August 31, 2012
29 Fish & Richardson Attorneys Selected for the 2013 Best Lawyers in America®
September 21, 2011
Fish has 27 Attorneys Selected for 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America