Lauren Fletcher’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She has represented clients in patent and trade secret disputes involving cellular technologies, microprocessors, digital cameras, digital video recorders, videogame controllers, medical devices and cosmetic laser devices. She has also assisted companies seeking to protect their trademark rights. Ms. Fletcher has been a member of several WilmerHale trial teams in federal district courts and the International Trade Commission. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to appeals in patent disputes before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Fletcher is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of California, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is also a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fletcher clerked for the Honorable Alan D. Lourie at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  

Professional Activities

Ms. Fletcher is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


  • Named to Boston Magazine’s inaugural Top Lawyers list in 2021 in the area of appellate and in 2022 and 2023 in the area of intellectual property rights.
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2021–2024 editions of Best Lawyers in America for her intellectual property litigation practice.
  • Named to The National Law Journal's 2015 list of Boston Rising Stars.
  • Recognized as a Rising Star in the practice of intellectual property by Law360 (2016 and 2012).

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2002

      Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review
    • BS, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • California

    • US Patent and Trademark Office

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Alan D. Lourie, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2002 - 2004



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