Bruce D. Sunstein

Top rated Intellectual Property attorney in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunstein LLP
Bruce D. Sunstein
Sunstein LLP

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Business & Corporate

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1977

Education: University of California Berkeley School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Sunstein LLP

100 High Street
Boston, MA 02110 Phone: 617-443-9292 Email: Bruce D. Sunstein Visit website


Bruce Sunstein’s strategic approach to intellectual property has enabled a wide range of enterprises to achieve dominant patent positions in their markets. Patents issuing on applications that Bruce has handled have been enforced for 8- and 9-figure infringement recoveries. He is a patent & IP strategist for market leaders and start-ups in diverse industries including computer hardware and software, electronic circuits and systems, communications and speech, medical devices, pharmaceuticals bioinformatics, and mechanical devices. He is also an experienced expert witness, and arbitrator, in intellectual property disputes.


  • Broad focus on both intellectual property and business representation of enterprises that have a substantial component of intellectual property.
  • Provides strategic advice for development and enforcement of intellectual property rights and for the structure and implementation of technology-based business transactions.
  • Experience as expert witness, and as arbitrator, in intellectual property disputes.
  • Obtained patents in a wide range of matters including neuromedical measurement devices, arthroscopic surgical instruments, ultrasonic bone densitometers, infusion pumps, PCR-based gene expression assays and indices, polysaccharide-based compositions and methods, combination drugs, devices for analysis of single-bit polymorphisms, speech recognition and coding systems, data compression software, graphic accelerators, computer-based statistical representation systems and methods, microprocessor-controlled transportation systems, high-performance document scanners, x-ray cargo inspection systems, radio range detection systems, athletic shoes, interactive television systems, electric motors, fuel nozzles, advanced ceramic compositions and methods, computer-implemented and web-based business methods, financial trading systems, and magnetic recording systems.
  • Representation in inter partes review proceedings, ex parte reexaminations, and patent appeals to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and to the Federal Circuit.

First Admitted: 1973, California

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Educational Background:
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics and Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A., English, Indiana University

Office location for Bruce D. Sunstein

100 High Street
Boston, MA 02110


20 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 100: Massachusetts Super Lawyers: 2006, 2016 - 2017 Top 100: New England Super Lawyers: 2016

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