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Laura P. Masurovsky
+1 202 408 4043

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
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Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Harvard Law School
    J.D., cum laude, 1983
  • Tufts University
    B.A., French/Russian, summa cum laude, 1977


  • French
  • Russian

Laura P. Masurovsky


Laura Masurovsky is an experienced litigator with more than 25 years of practice in federal and state courts. She concentrates on complex patent and trade secret cases involving a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceutical, medical device, wireless communication, computer hardware and software, e-commerce, and consumer electronics.

Prior to joining Finnegan, Ms. Masurovsky represented clients in complex commercial cases and white collar criminal investigations. She served as a special assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia and as a legal advisor at the U.S. Department of State.

Ms. Masurovsky previously served as head of the firm's litigation section and as leader of the IP specialties practice group.


  • Cumberland v. Mylan (N.D. Ill., AAA arbitration). Lead counsel for Cumberland in Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and breach of contract arbitration. Won bench trial and arbitration, and arbitration fee award.
  • S3G v. AMD (D. Del.). Co-lead counsel in patent ownership dispute. Won summary judgment on ownership.
  • Eli Lilly and Co. v. Perrigo (S.D. Ind.). Co-lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in consolidated ANDA cases.
  • Anvik v. HannStar (S.D.N.Y.). Defended HannStar in patent litigation relating to microlithography scanners.
  • Alzheimer's Institute of America, Inc. v. Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (E.D. Pa.). Won jury trial and fees in case involving technology used in searching for drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease. The trial disposed of a series of suits against research pharmaceutical and academic entities.
  • Eli Lilly and Co. v. Actavis Elizabeth LLC (D.N.J., Fed. Cir.). Successfully represented Eli Lilly in district court and before the Federal Circuit. Adverse judgment on validity stayed pending appeal and ultimately reversed.
  • Telcordia Technologies v. Lucent Technologies (D. Del.). Successfully represented plaintiff in a jury trial resulting in a favorable verdict.
  • Audio MPEG, Inc. v. Creative Labs and Audio MPEG, Inc. v. Thomson S.A. (E.D. Va.). Led multiple litigations for Audio MPEG, enforcing patents on MPEG audio technology.
  • Philips v. IP Global (S.D.N.Y.). Led litigation for IP Global enforcing consumer electronics patent portfolio.
  • Adjunct professor of patent law, Haifa University, 2010-2013; and Howard University School of Law, 2005-2009.
  • Adjunct professor of trial advocacy, George Washington University Law School, 2001-2005.

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Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for patent litigation, 2013-2016.
  • Recognized as a leading patent litigator in the D.C. area by Intellectual Asset Management, 2014-2016.
  • Recognized as an "IP Star—Top 250 Women in IP," 2013; and as an "IP Star" in Washington, D.C. by Managing Intellectual Property, 2013-2016.
  • Committee Leadership Award (CLA) and Committee Individual Leadership Award (CILA) from the Federal Circuit Bar Association for contributions to the Amicus Committee, 2012.

Professional Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association (Board member; delegate, ABA House of Delegates, fall 2013-2015; co-chair Amicus Committee, 2011-2013; co-chair, Litigation Committee, 2008-2011)
  • Women's Bar Association

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