Principal / Washington, DC / 202-638-6557

Brian J. Livedalen

Brian Livedalen is a Principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Fish & Richardson. His practice is focused on all aspects of patent litigation in federal district court and before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) including pre-suit investigations, discovery, Markman hearings, expert witness discovery and testimony, and trial. He has litigated cases involving internet technology, flash memory, and smartphones. Mr. Livedalen’s practice also focuses on post-grant proceedings before the USPTO, and he has advised numerous clients on post-grant strategy. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Livedalen was an Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark office in the fields of optical and semiconductor technologies.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 2009
cum laude

B.S., University of Virginia 2005



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2010
  • Virginia 2009
  • District of Columbia 2011


Memberships & Affiliations

Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy 2006-2008



Selected Publications
J. Burke, O. Garcia, K Hughes, B. Livedalen, and C. Sackett, “Compact Implementation of a Scanning Transfer Cavity Lock,” Rev. of Sci. Instrum. 76, 116105 (2005).
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