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Roman Fayerberg

Roman Fayerberg is a registered patent attorney with broad experience helping clients to strategically protect and leverage their innovations globally. Roman works with clients to develop and manage worldwide patent portfolios and counsels clients in regard to freedom to operate, patent landscape, and patent infringement and validity matters. He also conducts and defends patent due diligence investigations in connection with venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing opportunities.

Roman has represented clients ranging from start-ups to global companies in a variety of technical areas, including medical devices, robotics, diagnostic and imaging systems, microfluidic devices, and biotechnology. He understands the legal goals of each of his clients and develops and executes patent strategies that meet such goals.

Roman is a frequent speaker and author on topics related to patent law. He has been recognized in IAM magazine’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. Roman previously served as a co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section, and is currently a co-chair of the Medical Device, Diagnostics & Digital Health Committee of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Counsel (MassBio).  

Roman’s patent practice builds on his experience as a research and development engineer at C.R. Bard (now Becton Dickinson), where he spent 5 years developing biomaterials-based products for hemostasis and soft tissue reconstruction. His engineering career began at Boston Scientific Corporation, where he designed and developed new products for less invasive neurosurgeries, such as catheters, stents and stent delivery systems.

Roman also has experience in the selection and protection of trademarks, as well as litigating patent, trademark and trade dress infringement and unfair competition actions in federal courts.

Concentrations

Legal Areas

  • Patent prosecution and opinions
  • IP due diligence
  • Trademarks
  • IP litigation

Technical Areas

  • Medical devices
  • Robotics
  • Diagnostic devices
  • Biotechnology

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine, "IAM Patent 1000," Prosecution, 2019-2020
  • Co-Chair, Medical Device, Diagnostics & Digital Health Committee, MassBio, 2017-present
  • Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Section, Boston Bar Association, 2018-2020
  • Board Member, Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) of Boston, 2012-2018
  • Pro-bono attorney, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
  • Member, City Year Legal Leadership Committee
  • Member, Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA)
  • Member, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
  • M.E., Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Languages
  • Russian, Fluent