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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2010, Certificates of Study in Intellectual Property and Taxation; Moot Court
    • B.S.E.E., with honors , Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2005
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • California
    • Connecticut
    • Massachusetts
    • New York
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2012
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2012
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2016
Adam is valued by clients and colleagues alike for his unique perspective and acute attention to detail, influenced (in part) from his background in engineering and work in aerospace. Adam represents clients of all sizes regarding intellectual property matters, with an emphasis in patent litigation and patent prosecution. He is a registered patent attorney and has a passion for helping clients define, develop, and enforce patent portfolios in foreign and domestic countries. Adam regularly assists clients in obtaining patents, enforcing patent rights before federal district courts, drafting and negotiating license agreements, and conducting post issuance review proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Adam has extensive experience with a diverse range of mechanical and electrical technologies, including:
  • Telecommunications and advanced network protocols
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Avionics and flight control systems
  • Robotics
  • Medical devices
  • Plastics and plastics manufacturing
  • Business methods and financial instruments
  • Pressurized spray nozzles
  • Blockchain

Before practicing law, Adam worked as an engineer for an aerospace company where he designed, tested, and implemented fly-by-wire avionic systems for rotary aircraft (helicopter) platforms. 

  • Represented a plastics manufacturing company involving infringement of multiple patents related to tamper resistant and tamper evident containers. Successfully appealed an adverse claim construction ruling at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which led to a favorable settlement.
  • Assisted numerous Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 corporate clients in industries including, aerospace, consumer electronics, telecommunications, enterprise networks, and semiconductor chip manufacturing.Developed and managed extensive patent portfolios for domestic and foreign markets. Participated as a member on client patent review boards, prepared patent applications, and successfully expanded patent protection rights.
  • Represented a Fortune 200 financial company in a post grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), resulting in a denial of an institution of an Inter Partes Review.
  • Represented a leading privately held cosmetic company in multiple trademark and copyright infringement actions against a number of defendants. Successfully obtained ex parte seizure orders, temporary restraining orders that were converted into injunctions, defended against counterclaims under California’s Anti-SLAPP statute in connection with the publicity of the cases, and obtained a judgment awarding $4 million in statutory damages against non-settling defendants.
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Polsinelli on Drones & Advanced Robotics Blog
July 21, 2017
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Law 360
January 15, 2015
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Law360
March 16, 2012
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Court Holds that Statutory Deadline to File Suit Challenging Patent Term Adjustment Calculation is Tolled by Petition for Review in USPTO
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Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP Client Advisory
February 2012