Larry (Lawrence) Fathman | Hogan Lovells

Larry (Lawrence) Fathman

Attorney Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology




Larry (Lawrence) Fathman
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Larry assists clients with the preparation and prosecution of U.S., international, and foreign patent applications, including both utility and design patent applications. Additionally, he conducts patentability, freedom-to-operate, and patent infringement investigations. Larry has experience in a variety of technology areas including machine learning, cloud storage, data encryption, e-commerce, web-search algorithms, 2D & 3D image searching and modeling, autonomous vehicle image processing, vehicle communication networks, satellite communication, antennas, ambulatory systems, and medical devices.

Representative experience

Drafting patent applications, PTAB appeal briefs, responses to USPTO office actions, and intellectual property opinions

Managing and U.S. and foreign patent prosecution dockets for corporate clients

Advising in-house counsel and coporate leadership on intellectual property risk and strategy

Conducting invention disclosure interviews and invention mining with engineers, scientists, and inventors

Drafting and prosecuting design patent applications and business method applications

Performing competitor patent portfolio evaluation and patent landscape analysis


  • J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 2014
  • M.B.A., University of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, 2011
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering and Applied Science, 2011
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Kentucky