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Rick McCaulley is chair of Ropes & Gray's nationally-recognized IP litigation practice. He brings to bear more than 20 years of experience handling complex patent and antitrust disputes, serving as lead counsel in jury and bench trials in U.S. federal courts and before the PTAB, and advising on substantial matters in international courts.
With a degree and deep background in biomedical engineering, Rick has represented major pharmaceutical and medical device companies, including Bausch & Lomb, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Biomet, GN Resound and Nevro, on Hatch-Waxman/ANDA litigation and other types of patent disputes.
Recognized for his results in the courtroom on cases involving complex technologies, Rick has also become the go-to litigator for many high-tech companies.
As co-founder of a highly-successful medical device company, Rick understands the strategic value of a company's IP and how to protect it. It's one of the reasons clients call upon Rick to handle matters that are of the highest strategic importance to their business. He brings the perspective of a seasoned trial lawyer and business owner to his client's cases, and has built a world-class reputation for delivering the business results they need.
Rick speaks regularly on patent issues, trial strategies, the effective use of budgeting and legal project management tools, and a variety of other topics. He is recognized for his expertise and results by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Managing IP, and Euromoney, among others.