Loren, Ralph A.

Ralph A. Loren

Of Counsel



Ralph Loren focuses on licensing and business transactions in the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals field. For over 40 years, Ralph has practiced in all phases of intellectual property, 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 and 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.

Ralph 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 titled "Alternative Dispute Resolution" in the multi-volume Mathew Bender series, "Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation."

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Patent Law Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Named, Chambers USA (2011-2012)
  • Named, Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property (2004-2005, 2009-2018)
  • Rated AV Peer Review by Martindale-Hubbell