Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Intellectual Property Department

New Jersey
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What the team is known for Dynamic group known for its representation of clients from the pharmaceutical and life science sectors in a range of intellectual property issues. Demonstrates particular expertise in patent litigation and Hatch-Waxman disputes.

Strengths One market source reports: "They've really been so wonderful to work with."

Other interviewees suggest: "They have developed a very good local counsel practice."

Work highlights Represented Helsinn Healthcare in two trials against Teva and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, involving the Aloxi brand drug product. In the case against Teva the US Supreme Court granted certiorari, and heard the case in December 2018. In the case against Dr. Reddy's, the client's three patents covering Aloxi were defended.

Notable practitioners

The "fantastic" Charles Lizza is an accomplished patent litigator, demonstrating particular strength in Hatch-Waxman cases. Market sources report: "He has a great insight for strategy. He's very thoughtful, and he has excellent ideas."

William Baton is praised as being "an excellent, seasoned litigator." His IP practice encompasses Hatch-Waxman litigation and he regularly obtains temporary restraining orders on behalf of a range of pharmaceutical clients. Sources add: "Bill is a really excellent attorney. He has excellent judgment and a good presence."