Brendan McLaughlin

Associate

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  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
  • BS (Biology), Syracuse University, 2014

Qualifications

  • District of Columbia, 2020
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Agent, 2017

Brendan McLaughlin

Associate

Brendan McLaughlin joined Ropes & Gray in 2019 in the intellectual property litigation group. Brendan represents clients in a variety of intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, copyright, and false advertising disputes. Brendan has worked on litigation matters in federal district court, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the International Trade Commission.

During law school, Brendan was a law clerk for the International Trade Commission’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations. Brendan was also a law clerk for the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary where he focused on patent and antitrust issues. Before joining Ropes & Gray, Brendan drafted and prosecuted patent applications at a boutique intellectual property law firm.

Experience

  • SuperCell Oy v. Gree Inc. – Defending Gree in PTAB proceedings against Supercell Oy. Prevailed as the Board denied institution of a Post Grant Review petition filed by Supercell OY challenging a patent directed to virtual reality interface for a variety of applications owned by Gree.

Publications

  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
  • BS (Biology), Syracuse University, 2014
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