Lawrence B. Goodwin

Lawrence B. Goodwin


Lawrence B. Goodwin is Of Counsel in the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Brand Management Practice Group where he specializes in intellectual property litigation, counseling and patent prosecution. He began his career in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has significant experience in patent preparation and prosecution.  Mr. Goodwin also has significant litigation experience, having been lead trial counsel in numerous jury and bench trials throughout the country.

Mr. Goodwin’s work has been acclaimed by the federal bench, his colleagues and industry.  During his career, Mr. Goodwin has collected over a quarter billion dollars for his clients.  Mr. Goodwin also has served as a court-appointed Special Master in patent infringement litigation, and as an expert witness in patent law.

Although patent matters have been the focus of Mr. Goodwin’s practice, he also has substantial experience in trade secret, copyright, and trademark matters.

During his over 30-year career in intellectual property, Mr. Goodwin has handled matters concerning many technologies, including computer software, microprocessor architecture and operating systems, communications (including CDMA, TDMA, FDMA, spread spectrum, complex modulation techniques), life sciences (including PCR, thermal cycling, and pulse oximetry), control systems, circuits, RF receiver front ends, secure transactions and encryption techniques, optical communications, optical disc recording and playback, magnetic storage, digital and analog signal processing, semiconductor design, fabrication and chemistry, thin film transistors, barcode scanning, radar and sonar, spectroscopy, thermal analysis, thermal printing, electrical connectors, mechanical devices, and business methods.

Mr. Goodwin is rated Martindale-Hubbell as AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5) since 1995 and has been selected to the New York Metro “Super Lawyers” list.  He is the contributing author of Anatomy of a Patent Case, prepared by the Complex Litigation Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers.*

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Super Lawyers

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.S.E.E.

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