Edward J. Romano

Postsecondary Education:

Bachelor of Arts – Boston University
Master of Intellectual Property – Franklin Pierce Law Center
Juris Doctor – Suffolk University Law School

Other Information:

Mr. Romano graduated from Boston University with a degree in European and American History, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society after his junior year. He was the recipient of several academic scholarships, namely, the Augustus Howe Buck Scholarship, and was the University nominee for a New York City Urban Fellowship. After completing his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School, he attended Franklin Pierce Law Center and earned a Masters in Intellectual Property. Franklin Pierce Law Center is one of the nation’s leading institutions for the study of Intellectual Property. In addition to its renown master’s program, Franklin Pierce Law Center sponsors the Intellectual Property Summer Institute, the Advanced Licensing Institute, and IP programs in China and Ireland.

Mr. Romano is a seasoned civil litigation attorney in the Rhode Island State and Federal Courts. Mr. Romano’s most extensive areas of expertise are in the federal law areas of intellectual property and bankruptcy. He has argued and briefed more than 50 cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits. He has also briefed and argued numerous cases in the Rhode Island Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Most recently, served as co-counsel in the landmark case of United States vs. Vincent A. Cianci, Jr., et al. (the former Mayor of Providence) in the United States District Court for Rhode Island.

He has teaching experience in Business Law, Government and Business Regulations; he also holds a state Real Estate Brokers license.

Trade and Professional Associations/Credentials:

State Bar of Rhode Island
Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island
St. Tomas More Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Augustus Howe Buck Scholarship

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