Ed Walsh has extensive experience in IP strategy development and execution. He has guided clients through all types of IP issues, such as patent portfolio development, licensing and other transactions, ensuring freedom to operate, and dispute resolution, including representing both patent owners and petitioners before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and in reexamination proceedings. His areas of technical proficiency include optical and electronic interconnection technology, semiconductor processing, software, wireless communication, and signal processing.
Ed served over 14 years as in-house counsel for technology companies, including Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Teradyne, a world leader in semiconductor processing equipment. Prior to entering law school, Ed worked as an electrical engineer, managing a team developing vehicle diagnostic equipment and as a researcher at the National Cancer Institute.
"Ed knows the business and knows the players, and that’s invaluable."
Ed was an Adjunct Professor and Lecturer in electrical engineering at Boston University. He has been active in local politics in the town of Northborough, is a member of the Sudbury Valley Trustees, is a trustee at First Parish Church, and is an avid lacrosse fan.