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Lee T Gesmer

Lee T Gesmer

Practice areas:

Litigation, Intellectual Property, Antitrust & Trade Law

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About Me

Gesmer Updegrove LLP, formed in 1986, is a Boston-based law firm that specializes in representing technology clients. Our clients are individual entrepreneurs, private and public companies, venture capitalists and major educational non-profit institutions. We meet the evolving needs of our clients by bringing our extensive experience in representing companies engaged in cutting-edge areas of business, including software technologies, the Internet, electronic commerce and medical technologies


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Litigation: 45%
    36 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 40%
    32 years
  3. Antitrust & Trade Law: 15%
    35 years

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Contact Info

40 Broad Street
Boston, MA, 02109

40 Broad Street
Boston, MA, 02109-4307





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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2004 - 2007Super Lawyers2007
AV Rating (highest possible)Martindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and partnerGesmer Updegrove LLP1986 - Present
AssociateChoate Hall & Stewart1981 - 1986
AssociateHowrey Simon Arnold & White1979 - 1981
Summer AssociateHale and Dorr1978 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationCo-Chair Intellectual Property Section2008 - 2008
Boston Bar AssociationCo-Chair Business Litigation Committee2002 - 2004


Publication NameTitleDate
Boston Business JournalOf eBay, Patent Trolls and the Right to an Injunction2006