Ilan Barzilay is an intellectual property practitioner specializing in obtaining and enforcing patent rights. Ilan leads a team of attorneys that procures patents for clients ranging from technology startups and research institutions to established companies and multinational corporations. He is a trusted advisor to clients seeking meaningful patent protection crafted to align with important business goals. His practice also includes handling contentious matters in the federal courts and before the USPTO. Ilan has a background in all aspects of intellectual property with experience in areas such as portfolio management, opinions, licensing, trademarks, and copyrights.
While Ilan specializes in the fields of electrical engineering and computer science, his legal experience covers a wide variety of technologies including speech processing, machine learning, cloud computing, electronic devices, telecom systems, microelectromechanical structures (MEMS), database management, financial services software, medical devices, flexible sprinklers, consumer products, equestrian hoof-pads, scented candles, and partridges-in-pear-trees.
Ilan regularly presents on intellectual property law and has been quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Mass High Tech, International Business Times, and others.