Contributing Authors

Laith M. Abu-Taleb

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Laith Abu-Taleb focuses his practice on several areas of patent law, including litigation before U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) litigations under the Hatch-Waxman Act, patent prosecution, and strategic client counseling.

Cassady_Benjamin_BlogBenjamin Cassady

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Ben Cassady focuses his practice on patent litigation at U.S. district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Caroline ChenW. Caroline Chen, Ph.D.

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Caroline Chen focuses on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution in the chemical and pharmaceutical areas. She also provides support for patent litigation and opinion work.

Hojung ChoHojung Cho, Ph.D.

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Hojung Cho focuses her practice on patent prosecution, strategic counseling, and litigation primarily in the mechanical, chemical, and biotechnology areas. She has extensive experience in preparing new patent applications, prosecuting U.S. and foreign applications, and representing applicants in appeals and reexamination proceedings.

Ming W. ChoyMing W. Choy

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Ming Choy focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications related to telecommunications, electronics, electrical engineering, and software.

Alex Kwan Ho Chung, Ph.D.Alex Kwan Ho Chung, Ph.D.

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Alex Chung focuses his practice on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, strategic counseling, and patent prosecution, primarily in biotechnology and pharmaceutical areas.

Charles Collins ChaseCharles Collins-Chase

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Charles Collins-Chase practices patent litigation before U.S. district courts, primarily in the areas of energy and renewables, pharmaceuticals, and chemical products. He also represents clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Damon_Sean_BlogSean D. Damon

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Sean Damon focuses on patent litigation, prosecution, and client counseling, with an emphasis on computer and electrical technologies.

Daneshvar, Saba N.Saba N. Daneshvar

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Saba Daneshvar focuses his practice on several areas of patent law, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Davies_Jonathan_BlogJonathan R. Davies, Ph.D.

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Jonathan Davies practices patent litigation, focusing on chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology cases, including Hatch-Waxman litigation related to Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA).

Mike FlibbertMichael J. Flibbert

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Mike Flibbert is a partner in the firm’s chemical practice group. With more than 20 years of patent litigation experience, he serves as lead counsel in district court litigations, inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and Federal Circuit appeals.

Emily GabranskiEmily Gabranski

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Emily Gabranski focuses her practice on patent litigation, primarily in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical areas. She assists with Hatch-Waxman litigation related to Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Anthony A. HartmannAnthony A. Hartmann

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Anthony Hartmann focuses his practice on post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and complex patent litigation matters in U.S. federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), representing domestic and international clients.

Justin HendrixJustin Hendrix

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Justin Hendrix focuses his practice on patent litigation and appeals in U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He litigates cases involving a wide range of technologies, such as medical devices, semiconductors, telecommunications, and consumer electronics.

Kelly S. HornKelly S. Horn

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Kelly Horn’s practice focuses on patent drafting and prosecution with an emphasis on biological, mechanical, and electrical technologies. Ms. Horn’s experience includes drafting patent applications, preparing responses to U.S. and foreign patent office communications, and conducting patent searches for novelty and clearance activities.

Charles HuangHsin-Yuan “Charles” Huang

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Hsin-Yuan (Charles) Huang is involved in preparing patent applications, prosecuting patents, and providing technical analysis for litigation in district courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He obtained his Ph.D. in materials science, with particular focus on optoelectronic devices and related semiconductor technologies.

Jones_Forrest_BlogForrest A. Jones

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Forrest Jones focuses his practice on patent litigation in federal district courts, and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. He has technical experience in various areas of electrical and computer engineering, including but not limited to computer software, signal processing, power generation, consumer electronics, and business methods.

Robert MackichanRobert C. MacKichan III

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Rob MacKichan focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in federal district courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC). He has worked on cases involving a wide range of technologies, including medical devices and wireless communications equipment, as well as product design.

Derek McCorquindaleJ. Derek McCorquindale

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J. Derek McCorquindale focuses his practice on patent litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels. He has appeared in cases before federal district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he has contributed to several successful appeals.

Kristi McIntyreKristi L. McIntyre

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Kristi McIntyre focuses her practice on complex patent litigation before U.S. district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She represents pharmaceutical patent holders in Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) litigations under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Ms. McIntyre conducts infringement and validity analyses, offensive and defensive discovery, prepares fact and expert witnesses, and handles day-to-day litigation activities.

Christopher McKinleyChristopher McKinley

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Chris McKinley focuses his practice on patent litigation, prosecution, and client counseling. He has a technical background in mechanical engineering and experience working with various mechanical and electrical technologies.

Gracie K. MillsGracie K. Mills

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Gracie Mills’ practice encompasses all aspects of patent law, including prosecution and post-grant practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and litigation at U.S. district courts. Her work focuses on electronic technology, especially in the areas of semiconductors, nanotechnology, and electrical materials. Ms. Mills has experience working with software-related technologies in the fields of consumer electronics, telecommunications, encryption, cybersecurity, and business methods.

 Samhitha C. MuralidharSamhitha C. Muralidhar

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Samhitha Muralidhar focuses her practice on complex patent litigation before U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Her practice involves a range of technologies, including matters in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and electrical fields.

Elizabeth A. Niemeyer

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Elizabeth Niemeyer represents and advises international and domestic clients, both large and small, in patent litigation and administrative proceedings in the electrical arts before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), in federal district courts, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Raich_William_BlogWilliam B. Raich, Ph.D.

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Bill Raich focuses his practice on patent litigation and pre-litigation client counseling involving pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and diagnostics.

C. Brandon RashC. Brandon Rash

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Brandon Rash practices all aspects of patent-related work, including litigation before federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission, post-grant proceedings, appeals, and client counseling.

Jose M. RecioJose M. Recio

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Jose Recio focuses his practice on patent prosecution and litigation in electrical and mechanical technologies.

Sonja W. SahlstenSonja W. Sahlsten

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Sonja Sahlsten has a diverse practice covering all aspects of patent law, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation at U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as patent appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Benjamin SaidmanBenjamin Saidman

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Ben Saidman focuses on patent litigation, patent office trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and strategic counseling in mechanical and electrical technologies. His practice covers various industries, including consumer products, electrical and computer technologies, and industrial manufacturing.

Cecilia Sanabria

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Cecilia Sanabria focuses her practice on patent litigation and client counseling in the mechanical, industrial, and electrical fields. She represents clients before U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Jacob SchroederJacob A. Schroeder

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Jacob Schroeder’s practice focuses on patent litigation and appeals. He has handled numerous litigation and appellate matters in a variety of technologies, including computers, electronics, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

Jon T. Self, Ph.D.Jon T. Self, Ph.D.

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Jon Self focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, patent office trials, and strategic counseling in the fields of biologics and biosimilars, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. He has participated in a variety of patent matters litigated in U.S. district courts, including cases involving Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs).

Jeffrey D. SmythJeffrey D. Smyth

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Jeff Smyth focuses his practice on patent litigation in a wide variety of areas, including Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation, as well as cases involving electrical, mechanical, and computer technologies. He also litigates cases involving copyrights and trade secrets.

Specht_Kara_BlogKara A. Specht

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Kara Specht practices patent prosecution and litigation. Her prosecution practice includes drafting and prosecuting U.S. patent applications, and focuses specifically on electrical and computer technologies.

Michael Liu SuMichael Liu Su

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Michael Liu Su’s practice includes patent litigation and prosecution, primarily in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology areas with a particular focus on Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) cases in U.S. district courts. His litigation experience includes pre-trial briefs, discovery, and motions practice.

Stein_James_BlogJames D. Stein

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James Stein focuses his practice on post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and currently represents clients in numerous inter partes reviews (IPR) and inter partes reexaminations.

Sukduang_Sanya_BlogSanya Sukduang

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Sanya Sukduang concentrates on patent litigation before federal district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, primarily in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices.

Vein_Jennifer_BlogJennifer M. Vein

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Jennifer Vein focuses her practice on complex patent litigation with particular emphasis on Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) cases in U.S. district courts.

Abhay A. Watwe, Ph.D.Abhay A. Watwe, Ph.D.

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Abhay Watwe’s practice includes patent prosecution, litigation, and reexaminations related to mechanical and electrical technologies. He also provides patent infringement and validity opinions.

Ashley M. Winkler

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Ashley Winkler is involved in various aspects of patent litigation before U.S. district courts. She has experience prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications and represents clients in post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including inter partes review (IPR). Ms. Winkler focuses her practice primarily in the chemical and pharmaceutical areas.

Yieyie Yang, Ph.D.Yieyie Yang, Ph.D.

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Yieyie Yang focuses on assisting patent litigation teams to distinguish prior art and develop legal arguments concerning substantive patent law and discovery issues.

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