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Brad G. Lane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Crowell & Moring LLP
NBC Tower, Suite 3600, 455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-321-4252
Fax: 312-321-4299
Email: Brad G. Lane
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation (70%), Intellectual Property (20%), International (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.

About Brad G. Lane

First Admitted: 1988, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors - Public Interest Law Initiative; Chicago, Illinois

Bar/Professional Activity

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

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "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
  • "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

Educational Background

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


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


  • J.S.T. Corp. v. TE Connectivity Corp., et al., 965 F.3d 571 (7th Cir. 2020), affirming motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction over TE Connectivity Corporation and other defendants., 2020
  • Lifeport Sciences LLC v. Cook Incorporated, No. 13-cv-128 GMS (D. Del.), 2016
  • Cook Incorporated v. Endologix, Inc., No. 1:09-cv-1248-TWP-DKL (S.D. Ind.), 2012
  • 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

Industry Groups

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Control Systems
  • Medical Device
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Office Location for Brad G. Lane

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

Last Updated: 10/6/2021

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