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Marguerite McConihe

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Marguerite is a seasoned litigator and intellectual property transactional attorney who counsels clients in maximizing the value of their intellectual property and technology assets, including trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks. She has an emphasis on representing technology companies, particularly in the hardware, software, internet, semiconductor, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Representative matters include: licensing transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, collaborations, joint ventures, strategic alliances and arrangements in connection with private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions.

Marguerite has achieved victories on behalf of both patent owners and accused infringers in complex litigation at both the International Trade Commission and federal district courts.

Education

  • MIT Sloan School of Management (EP, Artificial Intelligence in Business Strategy )
  • Vermont Law School (JD)
  • Vermont Law School (MSt)
  • George Washington University (BS)

Involvement

  • Women’s Leadership Program, Boston Chamber of Commerce, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Women’s Bar Association, Member

Recent Insights

News & Press

Events

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ALJ Pender: Apple Infringes, but No Exclusion Order for Qualcomm

October 4, 2018 | Alert | By Michael Renaud, James Wodarski, Robert Moore, Marguerite McConihe

Read about an International Trade Commission in which a judge ruled that Apple infringed a valid Qualcomm patent, but recommended against an exclusion order for Qualcomm.
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New Rules in the Northern District of California Aim to Encourage Patent Case Settlements

February 8, 2017 | Blog | By Michael Newman, Marguerite McConihe

New rules for patent cases in the Northern District of California will significantly affect litigation and settlement of cases in Silicon Valley’s backyard. Lawyers litigating cases in the district after the January 17, 2017 change should be wary of the new requirements that set the Northern District of California apart.
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FTC and DOJ Issue Proposed Updates to Antitrust Guidelines for Licensing IP

October 14, 2016 | Blog | By Michael Renaud, Robert Kidwell, Andrew DeVoogd, Marguerite McConihe

For the first time in 26 years, the FTC and DOJ (the “Agencies”) have issued proposed updates to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property, last revised in 1995.
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Law360 reported that Mintz client American video codec company DivX, an early innovator in the digital streaming video and digital rights management scene, has reached confidential settlements with LG and Samsung, resolving international litigation claiming they infringe DivX’s streaming patents with their smart televisions. The Mintz team representing DivX is led by Member and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Division Michael Renaud and Member Adam Rizk and includes Member and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Matthew Hurley, Members Keith Carroll, Marguerite McConihe, Michael McNamara, Samuel Davenport, and Daniel Weinger, and Associates Matthew Karambelas, Jessica Perry, and Nana Liu.
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In an article published by Managing IP, Mintz Member Marguerite McConihe was quoted on the Department of Justice’s recent decision to move a 2020 letter to the competition section of its website and what it may signal for standard essential patent policy under the Biden administration. Ms. McConihe stated that it’s too soon to tell whether the move is a clear sign of where the Biden administration is going and added that the pending appointment of the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust will be a better indicator of the administration’s position.
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Mintz Member Lisa Adams and Associate Marguerite McConihe were quoted in an article published by Super Lawyers on legal considerations for business transactions in Massachusetts that involve the transfer of intellectual property assets.

Events

Panelist
Apr
28
2021

Patent Transactions 2021

IAM

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Speaker
Dec
15
2020

IP Advice for Tech Startups

Boston Bar Association

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