Joel E. Lehrer

Joel Lehrer, a partner in Goodwin Procter's Technology Companies Group and a member of its FinTech Practice, specializes in intellectual property transactions and strategies for technology clients.

Mr. Lehrer's practice includes both the strategic development, management and protection of intellectual property portfolios, as well as technology and intellectual property transactions. Mr. Lehrer’s portfolio development practice focuses on domestic and international patents and trademarks and opinion work concerning clearance, patentability, infringement and validity. He has significant experience prosecuting patents on behalf of clients in the areas of computer software, computer hardware, data analytics, consumer electronics, business methods, financial systems and instruments, e-commerce, process control and simulation, and imaging.

Mr. Lehrer's transactional practice involves counseling clients with regard to intellectual property licensing, open source issues, and due diligence and other intellectual property issues in mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, and venture capital and private equity transactions. Mr. Lehrer is a regular contributor to Goodwin Procter’s Founder's Workbench and frequently speaks to start-ups, industry groups, and early-stage companies about IP issues.

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Areas of Practice 1) Patent Prosecution & Counseling, 2) Technology Transactions, 3) Trademarks, 4) Copyrights & Trade Secrets, 5) Technology Companies, 6) Privacy & Data Security, 7) Patent Litigation and 8) FinTech
Law School Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 2002)
Admitted Year 1997
Education University of California Berkeley (B.S., 1989)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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Mark W. Taylor

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Robert I. Beyers
Robert I. Beyers

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