Richard Maidman

Associate - Boston

Richard Maidman
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Richard Maidman is a litigator in the firm’s intellectual property department. His practice focuses on representing and counseling clients concerning patent infringement across a range of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products. Richard also has experience litigating patent cases brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act, and he has represented clients in commercial disputes relating to drug development and product safety.


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2011
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 2008



Representative Experience

  • Represented Becton, Dickinson and Company and the University of California in a patent infringement litigation asserting multiple patents covering polymer dyes and their use in flow cytometry, resulting in the negotiation of a favorable settlement just before trial.
  • Defended Biogen in a breach of contract and trade secret suit regarding ownership rights under a collaboration agreement to develop small molecule inhibitors of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase.  Obtained dismissal of all claims with prejudice.
  • Represented multiple pharmaceutical companies in patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.  Drug products that were the subject of these litigations include protease inhibitors (HIV), triptans (migraine), and statins (cholesterol).
  • Represented consumer products company in patent litigation concerning pool floats.


  • Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York