Brian Driscoll

Brian Driscoll focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial disputes. Mr. Driscoll has litigated patent disputes involving technology relating to micro-optics, computer hardware and software for consumer electronics companies, and pharmaceuticals, as well as SEC investigations. He has represented clients at trial and appellate levels in both state and federal court, at the US International Trade Commission and in mediation. Mr. Driscoll also has experience litigating copyright disputes. He is experienced in nearly all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, pleadings, injunctions, fact and expert discovery, depositions, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, settlement and appeals. In addition, Mr. Driscoll has experience counseling technology companies on issues relating to intellectual property.

In 2018, Mr. Driscoll served as a Special Assistant District Attorney with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. As a Special ADA, Mr. Driscoll first-chaired more than a dozen trials and argued over 20 motion hearings before the court.  

Mr. Driscoll maintains an active pro bono practice that has included a three-day wrongful eviction trial in Massachusetts Superior Court, a copyright appeal in the Seventh Circuit, and representing foreign nationals in asylum proceedings.  

Past Experience

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Driscoll worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy S. Hillman of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. From 2007–2009, he assisted in preparing patent applications and supporting documents for filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office while working for Mills & Onello, LLP.

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  • Education

    • JD, Suffolk University Law School, 2012

      summa cum laude
    • BA, English, Northeastern University, 2007

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

    • US District Court for the District of Massachusetts