Kenneth Radcliffe, a counsel in the firm’s Business Law Department, specializes in intellectual property transactions and strategies for technology clients. Mr. Radcliffe is a key contributor to Goodwin's Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community. He joined Goodwin in 2005.

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Mr. Radcliffe’s practice focuses on the strategic development, management and protection of intellectual property portfolios, with an emphasis on domestic and international patents. He has significant experience prosecuting patents on behalf of clients in the areas of computer software, computer hardware, electronics, optics, robotics systems and controls, medical devices and athletic equipment.

Mr. Radcliffe’s transactional practice involves intellectual property due diligence and opinion work, including the rendering of freedom-to-operate, patentability, non-infringement and invalidity opinions. He also assists trial counsel with patent issues that arise in the course of litigation. Mr. Radcliffe has worked on patent litigation involving medical devices, optical character recognition technology, computer software and computer hardware.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Radcliffe was an associate in the Patent and Intellectual Property Practice Group at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston.


Mr. Radcliffe has been named a “Massachusetts Rising Star” by Law & Politics and Boston magazine for several years.






J.D., 2002
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1999
Queen's University

(with first class honors)



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.

Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf unsere erstklassige Beratung, vor allem im Hinblick auf komplexe Transaktionen und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Branchen, verwenden wir einen kooperativen und interdisziplinären Ansatz, um Fragen unserer Kunden auch in extremen Spezialsituationen einer Lösung zuzuführen. Sie wollen mehr erfahren? Kontaktieren Sie uns gerne.

Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.


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