Brian Roche is a partner in Reed Smith's Litigation Department, focusing on intellectual property and technology disputes. His cases primarily concern copyrights, patents, trademarks, licenses and claims of unfair competition. Mr. Roche is a great consumer of court ADR in his practice, believing it often to be a better and more efficient process for both large and small disputes. In addition to representing leading corporations in federal jury trials, he regularly represents clients in arbitration and mediation.
Mr. Roche received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1982, at which point he joined Sachnoff & Weaver. There he chaired the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Group. Mr. Roche joined Reed Smith in 2007 when the firm combined with Sachnoff & Weaver.