Practice Areas



  • Top 250 Most Active Patent Attorney, Patexia, 2023, 2024


  • State of Connecticut, 2012
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
  • US Patent and Trademark Office, 2000
  • Federal District Court of Massachusetts, 1999
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1998


Boston University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1995

Teaching Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Advanced Patent Law, UConn Law
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M. Brad Lawrence

Partner, Co-Chair of the Electrical Engineering Practice, Chair of the Additive Manufacturing Practice
860.286.2929, ext. 1238

Brad Lawrence focuses his practice on intellectual property counseling including the protection of clients' inventions through carefully planned patent procurement. His practice also includes analysis of the IP and product positions of others and the development of licensing strategies as well as performing product clearances in the form of non-infringement and/or invalidity opinions. He also has significant prior litigation experience that includes many aspects of patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation as well as licensing and other extrajudicial resolution of IP disputes.

Experience Highlights

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2014-present

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2012-2013

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2008-2011

Associate, Bromberg & Sunstein, LLP, Boston, MA, 2005-2007

Associate, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, Boston MA, 2003-2005

Associate, Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., Boston, MA, 1998-2003



Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee, Member