Technology Areas

Practice Areas



  • 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

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M. Brad Lawrence


Brad Lawrence focuses his practice on intellectual property (IP) counseling including the protection of clients' inventions through carefully planned patent procurement, integrated with other strategic considerations, including development of licensing strategies and analysis of the IP and product positions of others. Brad also devotes a significant amount of time to 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