Barry Gaiman has significant career experience in both corporate and private practice Patent, Trademark and IP law. He also has substantial industry engineering experience. Barry graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. During his engineering career, Barry held various technical positions at Honeywell Inc., Digital Equipment Corp., BBN Advanced Computers, Inc., Automatix Inc. and Polaroid Corp. He is a co-inventor of U.S. patent 4,497,996 directed to an Arc Welding System with Vision. From 1991 to 1997, Barry worked at Polaroid as a senior principal engineer and technical manager on projects relating to the design and development of software for integration of electronic imaging systems.
Barry transitioned into patent law in 1997 when he joined Polaroid Corporation's in-house patent department. At Polaroid, he was responsible for preparation and prosecution of numerous U.S. and foreign patent applications in a wide variety of technical fields. In 2000, Barry joined a Boston area intellectual property and patent law firm where he provided a range of services related to the acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of U.S. and foreign IP rights on behalf of individuals and corporations in a wide range of technologies. In 2003, he left private practice to be In-house Patent Counsel for two start-up companies where he handled all aspects of corporate patent, copyright, licensing, trademark and trade secret issues. Barry has significant patent practice and technical fluency and experience in the areas of computer software and hardware, computer architectures, optical systems, semiconductor circuits, digital circuits and systems, telecommunication networks, signal processing systems, radar systems, robotics, communication networks and image processing systems. He is also an amateur radio operator.
Barry earned his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, and in 2000 he was awarded a Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition prize by ASCAP for a student paper in the field of Copyright law. Barry Gaiman is admitted to practice in the Massachusetts Courts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.