D. Brian Kacedon Esq.

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Kacedon, D. Brian

Brian Kacedon is a Partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on patent licensing, litigation, prosecution, and opinion work. A substantial portion of Mr. Kacedon's practice involves patent licensing and related litigation. His role in these matters has included assisting clients in conducting market assessments for their patents, conducting licensing negotiations, drafting licensing agreements, and participating in related litigations. He also has extensive experience in drafting patent, know-how, and software license agreements in many industries.

Mr. Kacedon has broad experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including drafting claim construction and summary judgment motions, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and managing day-to-day litigation activities. In addition, he prepares opinions on patentability, infringement, and validity, and handles all phases of preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

A frequent presenter at legal and industry workshops and conferences, Mr. Kacedon has lectured on drafting patent and know-how licenses for the Patent Resources Group, the Licensing Executives Society, as well as other organizations.

Mr. Kacedon earned his B.S., cum laude, from Duke University and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

He is a co-author of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Drafting Patent License Agreements.