Rory J. Radding

Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Member, Board of Trustees

Rory Radding is a member of the Locke Lord's Intellectual Property group. He is Co-Chair of the Firm’s ITC Practice Group. He has litigated diverse patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants, involving LED lighting and lighting systems, plastic manufacture, electrochemical devices, ring laser gyroscopes, avionics, medical devices, communications, pharmaceuticals, computer controllers, data compression, impact sensors, bicycles, candy, wine, jewelry, personal consumer products, television commercials, and vehicle tires; to name a few. Rory is recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Information Technology Lawyers, The Who's Who Legal: Technology Media & Telecommunications Lawyers, New York Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He has been named a ‘BTI Client Service All-Star MVP’ for the past two years by BTI Consulting Group and a BTI Client Services All Star for IP for 2015 as recognized by corporate counsel for exemplifying the best in firm client service, legal creativity, quick responses, and business savvy. He has been selected for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers for the past 10 years and has been recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Telecommunications, Media and Technology 2016. Rory has also been recognized by AI Legal as a ‘Most Innovative IP Specialist – USA.’ Prior to joining the Firm, Rory was head of the Intellectual Property practice in New York for Morrison & Foerster. Prior to that he was a senior partner at Pennie & Edmonds, where he practiced for 30 years. Prior to his legal career, Rory was a pharmaceutical chemist at Wellcome Research Laboratory, and an environmental chemist at Union Carbide Corporation.