Kevin C. Quigley

Kevin Quigley is a member of the firm’s litigation department. He focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation – particularly trade secret litigation – as well as a wide range of other complex trial and appellate work.

Practice Focus

Intellectual Property Litigation: complex patent infringement and trade secret litigation within the technology, software and life sciences industries.

Trade Secret Litigation:  representation of public and private companies in all aspects of trade secret protection and litigation—from plaintiffs seeking to protect proprietary information to defendants accused of misappropriation—across a broad range of industries and technologies.

Complex Trial and Appellate Litigation:  representation of individuals and leading corporations in complex commercial litigation.

Representative Engagements

  • Represented world-leading data storage company in several cases relating to former key employees who left company to found commercial rival using stolen trade secrets.
  • Represented content delivery network in patent litigation regarding multimedia streaming technology.
  • Represented enterprise computing company in lawsuit regarding software development contract with state government.
  • Represented major pharmaceutical company in contract action alleging breach of patent licensing agreement.
  • Represented best-selling author in First Circuit appeal regarding $50M jury verdict for business manager’s breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represented luxury real estate broker in trade secret action.
  • Represented investment firm in various actions regarding alleged breach of purchase agreement and intellectual property rights.
  • Represented leader in production and supply of reagents for life sciences industry in action against former employees and new competing venture for theft of trade secrets and patent infringement.
  • Assisted in defense of major pharmaceutical company in federal investigation into sales and marketing practices.

Publications and Presentations

Professional and Community Involvement

Mr. Quigley is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Boston Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.

Education & Credentials

Boston College Law School
JD, 2012, cum laude
Note Editor, Boston College Law Review
Boston College
BA, 2009, magna cum laude



U.S. District Court, Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit