Dominic Massa is a nationally recognized intellectual property litigator with nearly 30 years of experience representing many of the world’s leading technology companies in high-stakes patent disputes across a wide range of industries.  

Mr. Massa has broad experience across all aspects of trial and appellate practice, including trials in state and federal courts throughout the country, investigations before the International Trade Commission, and appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. As a member of the Patent Bar, Mr. Massa has represented clients in dozens of inter partes review and reexamination proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 

Mr. Massa has represented clients in disputes involving a wide variety of technologies, including integrated circuits, microprocessors, semiconductor manufacturing, wireless communications, speech encoding, power management, computer software and medical devices. With a background in electrical engineering and computer science, Mr. Massa focuses on presenting complex technical subject matter to judges and juries in an accessible and persuasive manner. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Boston Magazine for his intellectual property litigation practice.


  • Named among the 2020–2024 Best Lawyers in America for his work in intellectual property litigation. 
  • Named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers list in 2021 in the area of civil litigation/defense and in 2022 in the area of intellectual property rights.
  • Named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star" in intellectual property litigation in the May, 2005 edition of Boston Magazine.
  • Named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America list.

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston University School of Law, 1993

      cum laude Editor, American Journal of Law and Medicine
    • BS, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1990

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Patent and Trademark Office



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