Brad G. Lane

Brad G. Lane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Brinks Gilson & Lione
 | NBC Tower, Suite 3600, 455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-321-4252
Fax: 312-321-4299
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (70%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Lane is a trial lawyer, with an emphasis on patent and trade secret matters, and related antitrust and licensing matters.  He also counsels clients in domestic and international patent prosecution, and domestic and international patent clearance studies.  Mr. Lane currently serves as chair of the Medical Device Practice Group and Vice-Chair of the Pro Bono Committee at Brinks.

About Brad Lane

Admitted: 1988, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.brinksgilson.com/biographies/brad-lane

Honors/Awards:

  • Awarded in appreciation to the Association's Pro Bono Programs, Pro Bono Advocacy Award, Federal Circuit Bar Association, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Trial Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association; Chicago Bar Association; Federal Circuit Bar Association; Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago; Tau Beta Pi

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President - Public Interest Law Initiative; Chicago, Illinois
  • President, Public Interest Law Initiative; Vice-Chair, Brinks Gilson & Lione Pro Bono Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Joint Indirect Infringement Post-Akamai: Bracing for the Fallout on Prosecution and Litigation Strategies," American Conference Institute 4th Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents, Chicago, March, 2014; "Preparing Your Device Portfolio for Litigation: Limiting Liability and Managing and Reducing Costs," American Conference Institute 3rd Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents, Chicago, March, 2013
  • "Remedies for Infringement of United States Utility Patents," International Intellectual Property Law Symposia, St. Peter's College, University of Oxford, June 2007; "New Patent Reform Legislation in the U.S.," International Intellectual Property Law Symposia, University of Victoria, July 2006; "Trade Dress and Other Design Protection in the United States," International Intellectual Property Law Symposia, St. Peter's College, University of Oxford, June 2005

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Edwards Lifesciences LLC, and EndoGAD Research Pty Ltd. v. Cook Incorporated, and W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., 582 F.3d 1322 (Fed. Cir. 2009).  Summary judgment of noninfringement issued by Northern District of California, affirmed in all respects., 2009
  • Tec Air, Inc. v. Denso Mfg. Michigan and Denso Corp., 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18891 (N.D. Ill. 1995); 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14292 (N.D. Ill. 1996); 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1081 (N.D. Ill. 1997); 49 U.S.P.Q.2d 1944 (N.D. Ill. 1998); and, 192 F.3d 1353 (Fed. Cir. 1999).  Jury verdict of infringement and patents not invalid, judgment affirmed., 1999

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, B.S. General Engineering, 1985

Industry Groups

  • Medical Device
Office Location for Brad G. Lane

NBC Tower, Suite 3600
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

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Last Updated: 10/18/2018

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