Brian J. Colandreo
Adjunct Professor, Patent Practice and Procedure, Fundamentals of IP Online
Equity Partner and National Patent Practice Leader at Holland & Knight
Registered Patent Attorney
LLM in Intellectual Property
Admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York
A registered patent attorney and an electrical engineer, Colandreo focuses his practice on client management & development, general intellectual property prosecution, transactional work, litigation and M&A support, due diligence work, and IP opinion work.
Prior to entering law school, Colandreo worked as a systems / software engineer for Johnson Controls and, prior to joining Holland & Knight, he practiced at the Boston offices of Fish & Richardson and McDermott, Will & Emery.
Brian J. Colandreo has considerable patent prosecution / IP counseling experience in the following technological areas: client software, server software, GUIs, social networking, electrical hardware, consumer devices & systems, medical devices & systems, network devices & systems, telecommunication devices & systems, wireless communication devices & systems, distributed computing systems, distributed storage systems, data arrays, data encryption systems & methods, computer & resource virtualization, network time-slicing, mechanical devices, and electro-mechanical devices.
Colandreo represents many different types of clients (both foreign and domestic), ranging from home-based start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.
His specialties areas include:
• Domestic patent preparation and prosecution
• Foreign / International patent preparation and prosecution
• All issues concerning patent law
• All issues concerning IP matters
• Post grant proceedings
• Patent litigation support
• Merger and acquisition support
• Patent infringement analysis
• Patent validity analysis
• Due diligence work
• Transactional work
• Licensing work
• Opinion work
• “Design Around” work
• General client counseling
• IP strategy work
• IP Best practices work
• IP / Patent portfolio analysis
• IP / Patent portfolio management
• IP / Patent portfolio development
• Trademark counseling and prosecution