Mr. Boland has successfully represented a variety of companies in the U.S., Asia and Europe as lead counsel in numerous patent litigations before federal district courts and the U.S. InternationaI Trade Commission. His experience includes jury trials, bench trials and appeals before the Federal Circuit. He has also successfully represented clients in patent interferences before the USPTO and district court § 146 interference appeals.
Mr. Boland also regularly engages in patent infringement and validity opinion practice and counseling, freedom-to-operate, due diligence and product clearance work, licensing and contract matters including joint ventures and co-development situations, patent application preparation and prosecution, and counseling clients in devising global intellectual property strategies.
Mr. Boland advises companies involved in a variety of technologies, particularly pharmaceutical, chemical and biologically-oriented technology, as well as the mechanical arts. Mr. Boland is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.