Lauren B. Fletcher


Fletcher, Lauren B.

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.  

Honors & Awards

  • Named to The National Law Journal's 2015 list of Boston Rising Stars
  • Recognized as a 2012 Rising Star in the practice of intellectual property by Law360

Publications & News


March 21, 2016

MIP Names WilmerHale Patent Contentious Firm of the Year and Natalie Hanlon Leh Colorado's Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year

In addition, the firm was recognized for its role in two “Milestone Cases of the Year:” Akamai Technologies v. Limelight Network (Fed. Circuit, August 2015), in which the firm argued on behalf of Akamai, and Authors Guild v. Google (Court of the Appeals for the Second Circuit, October 2015) in which the firm represented Google.

November 20, 2015

Fletcher, Prussia and Tompros Honored Among Boston Rising Stars by The National Law Journal

Partners Lauren Fletcher, Kevin Prussia, and Louis Tompros have been named to The National Law Journal's list of Boston Rising Stars. This annual competition honors outstanding legal professionals who have influenced their practice areas and demonstrated strong leadership qualities.

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.

March 11, 2014

WilmerHale Again Named to Daily Journal’s “Top Verdicts” List

For the second consecutive year, the Daily Journal included WilmerHale in its "Top Verdicts" list, an annual list that recaps California's most significant verdicts over the past 12 months.

May 13, 2013

WilmerHale Named to The National Law Journal’s IP Hot List for Second Consecutive Year

Again in 2013, WilmerHale was selected as one of 20 law firms that have demonstrated creative, formidable talent in litigation, patent prosecution and deal-making.

February 15, 2013

WilmerHale Included in Daily Journal’s 2012 List of "Top Verdicts"

March 19, 2012

Law360 Names Lauren Fletcher as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property

November 17, 2010

WilmerHale Announces 2011 Partner and Special Counsel Promotions

WilmerHale is pleased to announce the 16 lawyers who will be elevated to partner and special counsel, effective January 1, 2011. They represent all five legal departments, across five of the firm's offices, and serve clients in the technology, life sciences, financial services and other areas of greatest challenge, complexity and importance.

January 1, 2009

WilmerHale Names New Partners and Counsel for 2009

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and counsel.

Professional Activities

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


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JD, Harvard Law School, 2002, Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review

BS, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

Bar Admissions



United States Patent and Trademark Office


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

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