Dr. Reza Sadr Joins Pierce Atwood's Boston IP & Technology Practice

Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Reza Sadr, Ph.D., has joined the firm in its Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group.  Dr. Sadr will reside in the firm’s Boston office. Reza’s practice will focus on counseling companies of varying sizes in planning and developing their patent portfolios in the U.S. or in foreign countries, and in different High Tech areas such as those related to his educational background in physics or his prior experience as a software engineer. He will also assist in litigations involving patent infringement and validity disputes.

Throughout his career, Reza has counseled clients, drafted patent applications, or prosecuted such applications in a variety of subjects including mobile devices and their text entry mechanisms, lighting and LED systems, wireless charging, wireless communication, medical devices, packaging, defibrillators, robotics, silicon wafers, semiconductor films, thin film transistors, displays such as 3D displays, printers, audio-video data storage, fault tolerant busses or nodes, opto-electronics, interferometers, optical storage, lasers, audio devices,  nano-technology, high frequency circuits, and electrical storage devices such as lead-acid batteries, fuel cells, or solar cells using quantum tunneling.

He has also counseled clients and drafted or prosecuted applications for inventions involving business methods, software, or systems in various areas such as statistical analysis of data and models, financial portfolio optimization, financial transactions, subterranean channel detection, online reputation, email, bill generation, credit management, web-based ordering, video streaming, image processing, optical Fourier transforms, Fourier imaging, intrusion detection in communication networks, fraud detection, managing regulatory data, utilizing social games in clinical trials, organizing medical information, and task scheduling.

Prior to entering the field of patent law, Reza gained eight years of experience in the software industry; between 1998 and 2006 he worked at the EMC2 Corporation at various roles including a principal software engineer and automation team manager. He is skilled in process automation and the implementation of automation software; modeling software and physical systems; database design; design and implementation of software performance measurement; and software implementation in perl, java, html, C++, C, and Fortran.


Immediately prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Dr. Sadr was an associate at the Boston office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.

Reza earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School. He also earned a M.S. in Physics from Northeastern University and a Ph.D. in Computational & Statistical Physics from Boston University. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, admitted as a patent agent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is a committee co-chair with the Boston Patent Law Association. He has also collaborated as a pro bono attorney with Boston’s Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR), and with Boston Women’s Bar Association’s Battered Women project. 

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