D. Patrick O'Reilley Esq.

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

D. Patrick O'Reilley is Senior Counsel at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP where he focuses his practice almost exclusively on transactions involving intellectual property and technology transfer. Mr. O'Reilley counsels large and small clients on many types of transactions ranging from simple license agreements to complex research and strategic marketing collaborations; strategies for exploiting intellectual property to achieve desired business goals; and intellectual property-related agreements, such as employment, consulting, joint R&D, license, marketing and distribution, supply, and collaboration. He also has experience in creating standards-based patent pools.

In addition to his transactions-based practice, Mr. O'Reilley guides clients through disputes arising from technology transfer contracts and helps clients formulate, negotiate, and prepare agreements settling disputes. Mr. O'Reilley represents clients as licensors and as licensees in all industries that employ technology transactions, including biotechnology, telecommunications, computer technology, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products.

He taught licensing for 20 years at George Mason University Law School and is designated as a Certified Licensing Professional.

Mr. O'Reilley received his B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy and received his J.D. from George Washington University.

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