April E. Weisbruch focuses her practice on intellectual property matters, particularly in managing large-scale IP litigation and counseling. She works with clients in wide-ranging technology sectors, including pharmaceuticals, software applications, medical devices, organic chemistry and ballistics.
April represents clients in all phases of patent litigation, from the filing of a complaint through appeal, as well as in the highly specialized post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). She has extensive deposition, hearing and trial experience in US district courts throughout the country, as well as the US Court of Federal Claims, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the PTAB. Her litigation experience includes traditional ‘competitor’ litigation, litigation against non-practicing entities, ANDA litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act and §1498 litigation against the United States of America.
April represents a wide variety of clients, including international corporations, startup companies, financial institutions and universities (as well as other academic institutions). Her focus on “full-spectrum” IP work includes complex opinion drafting as well as technology transfer, diligence and licensing work. April also has extensive experience preparing, prosecuting and obtaining both patents and trademarks for clients, as well as counseling clients on portfolio management.
April has spent several years working with colleges and universities helping numerous institutions strategically develop their intellectual property policy and portfolios. She specializes in faculty outreach, in order to help unite the academic and legal sectors to produce the best results.
While at Harvard Law School, April was a contributor to the Journal of Law and Technology. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at Furman University.
Articles in the National Law Review database by April E. Weisbruch