IP Litigation


Enrique William Iturralde is an associate in Brown Rudnick's IP Litigation Group in New York.

Enrique represents a vast array of clients in complex patent litigation, patent prosecution, and strategic IP portfolio management.  A former primary patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Enrique's technical experience spans a broad range of cutting-edge technologies in the fields of consumer electronics, semiconductor devices, medical devices, telemedicine systems, vehicular systems, electronic displays, power tools, map-based software, fintech applications, communications networks, cloud computing, graphical and touchless interfaces, and athletic footwear. 

Since 2015, Enrique has represented petitioners and patent owners in over 70 inter partes review (IPR) and covered business method (CBM) proceedings before the Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB).  Enrique also litigates high-stakes patent disputes before a number of district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Federal Circuit.  In addition to litigation, Enrique uses his patent-examination know-how to pursue patent rights for independent inventors, micro and small entities, and multinational corporations.

Prior to joining the Firm, Enrique worked at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP.  During law school, Enrique served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Michael J. Davis, then-Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.



William Mitchell College of Law – J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
Fairfield University – Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S., 2007
Fairfield University – Computer Engineering, B.S., 2005

Bar Admissions

New York
Co-Author, “Aligning Existing Intellectual Assets with Business Objectives.” Cybaris, An Intellectual Property Law Journal 5, no. 1 (2014): 4.
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, “Through the Looking Glass: A Patent Examiner’s View of Prosecution at the USPTO,” Alumni CLE Series, William Mitchell College of Law, February 2015
Speaker, “Examining the Examiners,” 3M Legal Practice Committee at 3M Corporate Headquarters, December 2014
Professional Affiliations
New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Hispanic National Bar Association (2013 IP Law Institute Scholar)
PTAB Bar Association