Bryan Conley focuses his practice on intellectual property matters at the agency, trial and appellate levels.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Bryan served as Counsel in the IP litigation group at WilmerHale, where he represented clients in multifaceted cases involving a variety of technologies, including semiconductors, smartphones, cellular and wireless communications, high speed data transceivers, pharmaceuticals, speakers and user interfaces. His practice encompassed all facets of litigation strategy and procedure, including pre-suit investigation, pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, licensing, settlement, alternative dispute resolution, related post-grant proceedings, trials, injunction proceedings and appeals. He has experience with jury and bench trials in state courts, Federal Courts, Section 337 matters before the US International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Bryan is committed to pro bono work. His pro bono work includes representing a death row inmate in post-conviction Rule 32 proceedings before the Alabama Circuit Court, which resulted in a sentence reduction from a death sentence to life in prison without parole. Bryan also participated in the Quincy Bar Advocates program, in which he acted as a duty attorney for the day at Quincy District Court and served as court-appointed counsel for indigent defendants.
While in law school, Bryan served as a student attorney with the Suffolk Defenders Clinical Program, where he represented indigent clients in a range of criminal proceedings in district court. In addition to his work with the Suffolk Defenders, Bryan was a judicial intern for the Honorable Scott L. Kafker of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He was a note editor of the Suffolk University Law Review and captain of the 2006 National Constitutional Law Moot Court national championship team.
Bryan is a member of the Boston Bar Association (BBA) and a member of the Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) Society of Fellows, and has held leadership positions in both organizations. As a member of the BBF Young Lawyers Advisory Committee, Bryan previously served on the BBF Junior Fellows Committee. Bryan also served on the BBA's Criminal Law Section Steering Committee and was co-chair of the Public Policy Subcommittee. He was also selected by the BBA as a member of the BBA's Public Interest Leadership Program (PILP), which recognizes and honors newer lawyers who have demonstrated leadership in their community by engaging in public service, pro bono and organized bar activities.