Ralph Loren has practiced in all phases of intellectual property for over 35 years. His practice is primarily in litigation and deal work with an emphasis on licensing and due diligence. He has many years of patent prosecution experience, primarily in the life sciences and computer fields. He has litigated numerous patent infringement actions in diverse fields including biotechnology, chemical analyzers, computers, electronic equipment and mechanical devices. He has been involved in a number of interferences in the biotechnology and chemical/mechanical field. He has also litigated numerous trademark and copyright matters. His deal experience ranges from M&A and licensing in the pharma space to licensing and due diligence in the software field.
Ralph lectures around the country on a variety of patent, licensing and litigation topics, including arbitration issues. He was a part-time professor at Boston University School of Law, where he taught patent law. He was also the author of a chapter entitled “Alternative Dispute Resolution” in the multi-volume Mathew Bender series, “Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation.” He is listed as one of the leading Intellectual Property Attorneys in Massachusetts in Chambers USA and has been included in the Massachusetts Super Lawyers listing, a Thomson Reuters publication, numerous times. Ralph is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
Professional Affiliations and Recognitions
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Boston Bar Association
- Member, Boston Patent Law Association
- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association