The Innovation Firm

Brian T. Moriarty

Practice Areas



  • Boston College, B.A. in Mathematics
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Professional Associations

  • Boston Patent Law Association
Brian T. Moriarty Attorney

Brian T. Moriarty

Boston office

Brian’s practice focuses on IP litigation, opinions, licensing, patent prosecution, and related counseling. He is one of only a handful of registered patent attorneys in the U.S. who also has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

A seasoned trial attorney, Brian has extensive experience as lead trial counsel in many and varied patent and intellectual property cases. He has served as lead counsel for many pharmaceutical, life science, and Hatch-Waxman cases, including serving as lead trial counsel.  Brian has also served as lead trial counsel in a wide variety of cases including business methods patents, data storage devices and protocols, ticketing technology, computer software, and medical devices.

Brian also has an active practice focusing on corporate due diligence for intellectual property matters, strategic consulting to maximize the use of IP assets, and litigation avoidance advice,  covering a wide range of technologies, including life sciences, pharmaceuticals, computer software, medical devices, business methods and electronics.

Previously, Brian served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York, United States Department of Justice, where he received numerous awards and commendations from the FBI, DEA, NYPD, and Department of Justice for his investigative and trial work.  Brian is also a registered patent attorney.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Various federal trial and appellate courts around the country


IP News Alerts

  • Brian Moriarty of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Quoted in Mass Lawyers Weekly article on Recent Supreme Court Cases more
  • Federal patent decision raises bar for plaintiffs more
  • Mary K. Murray, Ph.D. and Brian T. Moriarty to Present at 2008 Citi Investment Conference more