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Bingham

Lawrence T. Stanley Jr.

Counsel

As of November 24, 2014 practicing with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Larry Stanley has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, including specifically patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress, false advertising and trade secret matters. Larry has represented a wide variety of clients with matters in state and federal courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board and the International Trade Commission. He is registered to prosecute patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Registration No. 59671) and has been involved in client counseling and providing infringement, validity, patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions. Representative technology areas in which Larry has litigated and counseled clients include medical devices, computer software, electronic trading platforms, electronic patient diaries, consumer electronics, electrical safety circuits, fuse indicator labels, brightness enhancement films, one-way vision display panels, acoustical insulation, flash memory products and sporting goods.

Experience

Patents

  • Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement on behalf of major food processor on patent concerning the preparation of frozen fish, which was affirmed by the Federal Circuit
  • Obtained dismissal of patent-related claims improperly brought in state court, which was affirmed by the appeals court 
  • Representing major online retailer in defending against multiple Non-Practicing Entity (i.e. “trolls”) patent cases
  • Representing a manufacturer of acoustic insulation against patent infringement claims
  • Represented a defendant in patent litigation concerning one-way vision displays
  • Represented national options exchange in bringing patent infringement claims concerning patent on secondary auctions
  • Represented medical device company in bringing patent infringement claims concerning contrast management systems
  • Represented medical device company in defense of a patent infringement lawsuit involving peripherally inserted central catheters
  • Represented medical device company in defense of a patent infringement lawsuit involving optical fiber technology
  • Represented a manufacturer of electronic safety devices against claims of infringement from two different competitors
  • Represented a defendant in patent litigation concerning electronic patient diaries used by the pharmaceutical industry in drug testing
  • Represented a defendant in multiple suits against claims of infringement of patents concerning sporting and protective equipment
  • Represented complainant in patent infringement action before the ITC against competitor involving the assertion of patents directed to certain flash memory chips
  • Represented a plaintiff in a patent infringement case involving indicator fuses
  • Represented a plaintiff in a patent infringement case involving blenders
  • Represented a provider of Do-Not-Call compliance products in patent infringement suit again competitor
  • Represented multiple clients against false patent marking claims

Trademark/Trade Dress/False Advertising

  • Obtained First Circuit reversal of injunction against client’s use of its name and holding that key term in plaintiff’s trademark was generic; the case was deemed one of the “Most Important Decisions” in 2008 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Obtained a permanent injunction on behalf of specialty valve company against misappropriation of company’s trademark and logo
  • Obtained a permanent injunction on behalf of entertainment network in trademark dispute with publishing company
  • Represented a prestigious university in trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation to enforce the university’s trademark rights
  • In false advertising claim, on behalf of eye care products company, obtained curative letter to customers and prospects acknowledging that certain statements about client's products were wrong
  • Represented a defendant in trademark litigation concerning the design of defendant’s credit card plastic
  • Represented a defendant in trademark litigation concerning the name and logo of defendant’s restaurant
  • Represented a plaintiff in trademark litigation concerning defendant’s sub-brand name of its athletic clothing line
  • Represented clients in obtaining and renewing marks before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Handled various matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board

Copyrights

  • Represented major medical device company against copyright infringement claims involving motion sensor software; obtained favorable settlement
  • Represented photographer in dispute concerning use of his photographs by major news outlet; obtained favorable settlement
  • Represented non-profit organization against copyright infringement claims involving online publication of material by a member organization; obtained favorable settlement

Trade Secrets/Non-Disclosure

  • Obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of an employer empowering civil sheriffs to impound an employee’s home computers for expert review; the case resulted in consent judgment and permanent injunction against the employee
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of an employer, including forensic inspection of former employees’ home computers; the case resulted in a permanent injunction against the employees

Events

  • Moderator, Trademark Litigation A to Z, International Trademark Association, Boston (2014)
  • Speaker, Copyright and Trademark Issues Arising From the Re-Publication of Digital Media, Boston Globe, Boston (2014)
  • Speaker, From Blogger.com to Kim Dotcom: Legal Considerations of Digital Publishing, Hack/Hackers — Boston (2013)
  • Speaker, What Every Lawyer (and Business) Should Know About NAD False Advertising Claims, Boston Bar Association Webcast (2013)
  • Speaker, Defending Against a Claim for Substantial Similarity, ABA IP Litigation Committee’s Copyright Subcommittee Program (2012)
  • Speaker, Copyright Infringement and Defeating Substantial Similarity, Strafford Publications webinar (2011)
  • Moderator, Costco v. Omega: Gray Market Goods and the First Sale Doctrine Revisited, Boston Patent Law Association Copyright Committee (2011)

Publications

  • Co-author, “Copyright Restoration Upheld: Supreme Court Says Foreign Works can be Removed from the Public Domain in Golan v. Holder,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal (Winter 2012)
  • Co-author, “The New Normal: How Recent Decisions Will Change Our Daily Practices,” Aspatore Books , Chapter: Inside the Minds: The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments (2010)
  • Co-author, “Standing Delivered: The Federal Circuit Clarifies That Any Person May Bring a False Patent Marking Suit,” Bingham.com (September 2010)
  • Co-author, “Federal Circuit Overturns the Standard Used by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board for Determining Whether Fraud Occurred in the Trademark Application Process,” Bingham.com (September 2009)
  • Co-author, “1st Circuit Ruling Clarifies Limits of 'Actual' Confusion,” Law360 (September 2008)
  • Co-author, “Concern for Causation: Calculating Fair Damages for Indirect Copyright Infringement,” IP Today (June 2008)
  • Co-author, “Supreme Court Decisions Affecting IP Valuation,” Executive Counsel, Vol. 5 (March/April 2008)
  • Co-author, “New Accounting Rule Could Significantly Change IP Valuations,” New England In-House (October 2007)
  • “Electronic Discovery: A Survey of Relevant Law and Recent Developments,” American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
  • Co-author, “Digital Discovery,” Massachusetts Discovery Practice (MCLE, 2004)

Memberships

  • Co-chair, Copyright Law Committee, Boston Patent Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • America Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association

Awards & Honors

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Massachusetts (2009, 2011–2012)
  • Dean Arthur W. McLean Award for Academic Excellence, New England School of Law (2003)
  • New England School of Law Trustee Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • New England School of Law Full Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • New England Scholar (2000–2003)
  • Dean’s List (2000–2003)
  • Recipient of 13 CALI Awards for law school academic excellence
  • Case and Note Editor, New England Law Review
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University

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