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Bradley Olson

Partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Bradley J. Olson is a partner at Barnes & Thornburg in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

For more than 20 years, Mr. Olson has been involved in virtually all aspects of patent litigation, including the handling of discovery, motion, and trial practice, retaining experts and consultants for trial, coordinating jury focus groups, and preparing witnesses for deposition and trial testimony. He has prepared and negotiated complex intellectual property rights transfer agreements, including patent litigation settlements, patent licenses, and computer software and hardware agreements. Brad also has experience in virtually all aspects of patent and trademark litigation in U.S. District Courts, ITC Section 337 hearings, and patent litigations in the U.S. and in several European countries.

Mr. Olson was recognized as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine in 2013 and 2014. He has also published numerous articles about intellectual property issues.

After graduating from Central Connecticut State University with a B.A. in biology, he earned his M.S. in biology from the University of Connecticut. Mr. Olson earned his J.D. and Master of Intellectual Property Law degrees from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Mr. Olson is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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