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Covington & Burling LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Renowned litigation practice representing the biggest names in the life sciences, pharmaceutical and hi-tech sectors. Possesses a particularly deep bench of patent litigators, and is recommended for representations in ITC Section 337 investigations as well as before the PTAB, and in Hatch-Waxman litigation.

Strengths

"The team is very professional and extremely knowledgeable," one client comments.

Another interviewee remarks: "They have a very strong bench of folks for patent appeals in particular, they're also among the best for brief writing."

Work highlights

Acted for Amgen in multiparty Hatch-Waxman litigation concerning a psoriatic arthritis treatment acquired by Amgen for over $13 billion in November 2019.

Notable practitioners

George Pappas operates a highly respected pharmaceutical patent practice, offering significant experience in Hatch-Waxman litigation and other complex disputes.
"He is in a class by himself - he's really quite good."

Robert Haslam brings substantial experience in high-stakes IP disputes. He is particularly noted for his work in patent and trade secrets litigation and regularly acts for major life sciences and technology sector clients.

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Intellectual Property

Covington & Burling LLP

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Location

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street

NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20001-4956

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Intellectual Property


George Pappas
Senior Statespeople
Robert Haslam
Senior Statespeople