Dominic E. Massa


Massa, Dominic E.

Dominic Massa is a partner in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. He joined the firm in 1993. Mr. Massa has a general commercial litigation practice, with a focus on intellectual property litigation.



Mr. Massa has represented clients in patent suits involving computer software, integrated circuits, computer systems, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He has also represented clients in a number of business disputes, including claims for antitrust violations, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Massa was a co-founder of a computer software company.

Honors & Awards

  • Named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star" in intellectual property litigation in the May, 2005 edition of Boston Magazine

Publications & News


June 25, 2014

WilmerHale Secures String of Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Wins

Two US Supreme Court decisions handed down on June 12 mark the latest in a string of victories secured by WilmerHale's Appellate and Supreme Litigation Court Practice during the 2013-2014 term.

May 13, 2014

Success at the Federal Circuit: WilmerHale Earns Five Victories in One Week

WilmerHale has just completed an extremely successful week at the Federal Circuit, receiving favorable decisions in five out of six patent cases concerning various legal issues.

August 23, 2007

Three Important Victories for Broadcom in Litigation with Qualcomm

Bush Administration Upholds the ITC’s Ban On Imports of New Cell Phones Containing Some Qualcomm Microchips; Two Additional Qualcomm Patents Found Unenforceable; and Damages in Previous Case Are Doubled

May 29, 2007

Federal Jury Finds That Qualcomm Infringes Three Broadcom Patents

Jury Also Finds Patents Valid and Willfully Infringed

May 11, 2005

WilmerHale Attorneys Named Rising Stars by Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Recognition Awarded to Twenty-nine of WilmerHale’s Massachusetts-based Attorneys


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JD, cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1993, Editor, American Journal of Law and Medicine

BS, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1990

Bar Admissions


United States Patent and Trademark Office

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