Laurence S. Rogers
Larry Rogers was a partner in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property litigation group, having joined the firm in 2005 when it merged with Fish & Neave, the preeminent IP litigation boutique he had been with since 1975. During Larry's more than 40 years of professional experience, he was an established lead trial counsel with numerous bench, jury, International Trade Commission, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals victories in bet-the-company cases. Larry’s practice encompassed a wide range of technologies, including computer processors and systems, software, linear and digital integrated circuits, semiconductor processing, the Internet, cloud computing, cryptography, cellular and wireline telephony, security systems, video systems, medical devices, digital imaging, graphics, animation, financial services systems, and trading platforms. Larry also regularly advised clients concerning intellectual property licensing, asset management, due diligence, and post-grant (IPR and CBM) Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.
- BitTitan, Inc. v. SkyKick, Inc. (patent infringement action relating to cloud-based email migration).
- In the matter of Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (represented a major memory manufacturer in International Trade Center § 337 proceeding; patent relating to flash memory voltage boosting circuitry).
- In re Roger Youman et al. (Fed. Cir. 2011–2012) (appeal from a decision of Patent Office’s Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences denying reissue application for recapture; patent relating to interactive program guide technology).
- Certicom v. Sony (multi-patent infringement action concerning elliptic curve cryptography).
- DealerTrack v. RouteOne et al. (multi-patent and multi-district patent infringement action concerning computer-implemented credit application processing systems).
- Transmeta v. Intel (multi-patent infringement action concerning x86-compatible processor architecture and circuitry for power utilization and memory management).
- Kollmorgen v. United States and GR Dynamics, Inc. (patent infringement action in the Court of Federal Claims concerning computer-stabilized weapons system).
- WeddingChannel.com v. The Knot (patent infringement and computer fraud and abuse action relating to methods used by online wedding registry aggregation system).
- eSpeed v. The New York Mercantile Exchange (patent infringement action concerning computerized methods for trading commodity futures contracts).
- Motorola v. Intel (state court trade secret action concerning computer processor technology).
- Interactive Technologies v. Pittway and Ademco (patent infringement action concerning wireless “learning” security systems).
- National Semiconductor v. Linear Technology (multi-patent infringement action concerning analog integrated circuit op amp, power supply, and device structure technologies).
- “Mayo Overlap Between Sections 101 And 102/103 — Not New,” Law360 (July 2012)
- “Reevaluate Reissues after the Federal Circuit’s Youman Ruling,” Managing IP (June 2012)
- “Software Patents,” Technology Law Section, State Bar of Georgia (1996)
- "Software Patents,” U.S.C. Computer Law Institute (1990)
- “Understanding Software Patents,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York (1990)
- Speaker, Ropes & Gray Semiconductor Roundtable, “Patent Reform Update” (May 2015)
- Speaker, “Patent Reform 2015: Here We Go Again,” Cornell Law School Intellectual Property and Technology Association (March 17, 2015)
- Speaker, Ropes & Gray IPMC Financial Services Roundtable, “Software Patentability: The Concept of ‘Inventive Concept’,” (April 7, 2014)
- Speaker, “Computer-Implemented Financial Inventions – Emerging Court Interpretations,” 8th Annual Patents for Financial Services Summit, NYC (July 27-28, 2011)
- Speaker, “The Year In Review: Some Recent Patent Decisions Of Interest To The Financial Services Community,” IIR’s 2nd Annual Summit On Rights Protection For Financial Services (April 25-26, 2006)
- Speaker, “Strategies for Defending Against Assertions Of Willful Infringement,” 2nd Annual IP Law & Business Winter Briefing (November 29, 2005)
- Speaker, “Inequitable Conduct And Antitrust Opinions: Their Role In Patent Litigation,” Northwind Professional Institute (April 1, 2004)
- Speaker, “Non-Monetary Relief In Trade Secrets Cases,” American Conference Institute, Advanced Strategies for Protecting and Litigating Trade Secrets in the New Economy (June 2001)
- Speaker, “Intellectual Property For Corporate Executives,” and “Intellectual Property Risk Management,” American Management Conference (2001)