Ian DiBernardo


Brown Rudnick LLP

Ian DiBernardo is the Chair, IP Litigation and Practice Group Leader, US Technology Practice at the law firm of Brown Rudnick LLP. For over 25 years, he has represented clients across the intellectual capital ecosystem in creating, protecting and monetizing assets. His multifaceted IP and technology practice includes building worldwide patent portfolios, bringing products to market by providing clearance opinions, negotiating licenses, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements, and litigating all types of IP and related breach of contract matters. His transactional practice includes both stand alone IP and technology agreements, such as outsourcing, cloud computing and license agreements, and larger corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions and joint venture agreements.

He frequently works in the areas of software, financial services and FinTech, food science and AgTech and MedTech, and represents funds in connection with IP-focused investments.

Ian has been recognized in Legal 500 in the area of trade secrets; ranked multiple times by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Intellectual Property: Patent; named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine; and named in Super Lawyers in each of the specialties of Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Information Technology/Outsourcing.

Ian received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law, and his B.S., cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University.