Fiacco, Barbara A.

Foley Hoag, LLP | Co-Chair, Patent Litigation Practice

Barbara Fiacco is Co-Chair of the Patent Litigation Practice and represents clients in complex intellectual property and patent litigation matters. Her technology-related practice focuses on the biomedical field, including counsel to companies with activities focusing on recombinant DNA, monoclonal antibodies, small molecule compounds, drug delivery, molecular diagnostics, and medical devices. She has defended pharmaceutical and life sciences clients in significant patent infringement lawsuits that have resulted in summary judgment or other favorable outcomes for her clients. Barbara also represents these clients in contract disputes and other commercial litigation.

Barbara serves as the Immediate Past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and of the United States section of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI-US). Barbara is a longtime, active member of AIPLA and has held a number of leadership roles of this premier intellectual property law association that serves members throughout the nation and the world.