Zachary Piccolomini counsels clients in a wide variety of intellectual property (IP) matters, including patent and trademark portfolio development, IP due diligence, post-grant proceedings, IP litigation, and related issues.
Zachary represents clients that range in size from startup companies to large international corporations. Practicing for over a decade, he tailors his counseling according to the particular situations and needs of each client. Zachary represents clients in the computer hardware, computer software and mechanical device fields. In particular, he has experience with technologies such as machine vision, image processing, video compression (including H.263-H.265, and related standards), video games, virtual reality, data storage, semiconductor fabrication, memory devices, medical devices, power generators, fire suppression systems, and cable and wireless technologies (including DOCSIS, 3G, 4G and related standards).
Zachary has significant experience with various post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, reissue proceedings, and ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and related appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Court. Additionally, Zachary’s experience with intellectual property litigation spans across pre-suit investigation to pleadings, depositions, motion practice, trials and appeals. He has experience in a variety of district courts, the International Trade Commission and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Zachary served as Counsel in the intellectual property group at WilmerHale, where he counseled clients regarding patent portfolio development, post-grant proceedings, patent litigation matters, due diligences and freedom to operate searches.
Before beginning his legal career, Zachary was an engineer in the Air and Missile Defense Technology Division of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory. While at MIT/LL, he was involved in various aspects of radar system engineering, including real-time systems, distributed data acquisition, target discrimination and algorithm development, as well as simulation design, integration, analysis and testing for Ballistic Missile Defense Systems, CBand land-based radars and Aegis SPY-1 phased array radars.