University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Brian J. Colandreo

Adjunct Professor, Patent Practice and Procedure, Fundamentals of IP Online

Equity Partner and National Patent Practice Leader at Holland & Knight

Registered Patent Attorney
LLM in Intellectual Property
Admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York

A registered patent attorney and an electrical engineer, Colandreo focuses his practice on client management & development, general intellectual property prosecution, transactional work, litigation and M&A support, due diligence work, and IP opinion work.

Prior to entering law school, Colandreo worked as a systems / software engineer for Johnson Controls and, prior to joining Holland & Knight, he practiced at the Boston offices of Fish & Richardson and McDermott, Will & Emery.

Brian J. Colandreo has considerable patent prosecution / IP counseling experience in the following technological areas: client software, server software, GUIs, social networking, electrical hardware, consumer devices & systems, medical devices & systems, network devices & systems, telecommunication devices & systems, wireless communication devices & systems, distributed computing systems, distributed storage systems, data arrays, data encryption systems & methods, computer & resource virtualization, network time-slicing, mechanical devices, and electro-mechanical devices. 

Colandreo represents many different types of clients (both foreign and domestic), ranging from home-based start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

His specialties areas include:

• Domestic patent preparation and prosecution

• Foreign / International patent preparation and prosecution

• All issues concerning patent law

• All issues concerning IP matters

• Post grant proceedings

• Patent litigation support

• Merger and acquisition support

• Patent infringement analysis

• Patent validity analysis

• Due diligence work

• Transactional work

• Licensing work

• Opinion work

• “Design Around” work

• General client counseling

• IP strategy work

• IP Best practices work

• IP / Patent portfolio analysis

• IP / Patent portfolio management

• IP / Patent portfolio development

• Trademark counseling and prosecution