Brian Colandreo

Adjunct Professor
Patent Practice and Procedure
Fundamentals of IP Online
Office: UNH School of Law, 2 White Street, Concord, NH 03301
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Equity Partner and National Patent Practice Leader at Holland & Knight

Registered Patent Attorney
LL.M. 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 electromechanical 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