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.
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.
- 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
- "Tips for When Not to Bring a Claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act,” author, American Bar Association, May 2017.
- “Protective Orders Should Take Center Stage in IP Cases,” co-author, IP Law360, April 2014.
- "Libor Litigation Must Overcome Significant Obstacles," co-author, Securities Law360, May 2013.
- “Uncorking Granholm: Extending the Nondiscrimination Principle to All Interstate Commerce in Wine,” author, Boston College Law Review, 2011.
- "Wading Through the 'Morass': The Eleventh Circuit Recognizes a Right to Candidacy in Randall v. Scott," author, Boston College Law Review, 2011.
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
US District Court, Massachusetts
US Court of Appeals, First Circuit