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Fish & Richardson PC

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Well-known name for IP portfolio management matters, including trademark filings and the development of protection strategies. Also able to act in contentious proceedings, including patent invalidation actions and the defense of infringement allegations. Clients include educational institutions, health companies and software firms. Demonstrates additional ability acting for pharmaceutical sector clients, including in ANDA litigation.

Strengths

"The firm has done a great job, both in advising on and executing IP strategy," one source remarks.

A client comments: "The team is well organized, technically sharp and provides polished briefs."

A further interviewee adds: "It is a great team to work with, the lawyers are attentive to detail, protect the client's interests over all else and provide speed of execution."

Work highlights

Defended Gilead Sciences before the Federal Circuit in a $2.5 billion patent infringement suit concerning hepatitis C drugs brought by Idenix Pharmaceuticals.

Advises Johns Hopkins University on patent counseling, licensing and enforcement of its portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Juanita Brooks draws widespread praise for her work litigating IP issues throughout the US for clients in the pharmaceutical, software and electronics sectors, among others.
"Juanita is an excellent attorney." "She is the quintessential trial lawyer."

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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Juanita Brooks
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