May 10, 2021

Volume XI, Number 130

Finnegan

Focused solely on intellectual property law.

Our work spans the full range of intellectual property. Working with IP-savvy clients, we partner with companies to apply our vast technical expertise and focused legal experience to offer solutions that will serve their business now and in the long run.

You can find us in North America in Atlanta, Boston, Palo Alto, Reston, and Washington; our European office is in London; and our Asian offices are in Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and Tokyo.

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Contributing authors from Finnegan:

Safiya Aguilar Patent & Trademark Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Associate
A former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Safiya Aguilar’s practice encompasses many aspects of patent law, with an emphasis on patent prosecution and client...
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Associate
Victoria Barker is a Chartered UK and European patent attorney with experience in all areas of patent portfolio management from drafting and filing applications to prosecution strategy and...
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Seth W. Bruneel Patent Attorney Finnegan Washington DC
Associate
Seth Bruneel focuses on patent prosecution and patent litigation in a wide array of technologies in the electrical field, including financial transaction processing, electric vehicle...
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Adriana Burgy Chemical Patent Attorney Finnegan Law Firm
Partner
Adriana Burgy’s practice focuses on opinion work, client counseling, patent prosecution and management, and litigation in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology arts. Adriana...
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Charles T. Collins-Chase IP Lawyer Finnegan Washington DC
Partner
Charles Collins-Chase focuses on district court patent litigation and appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he served as a clerk. He uses his chemical...
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Elliot C. Cook Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Reston, VA
Partner
Elliot Cook maintains a diverse intellectual property practice, including patent litigation, post-grant patent challenges, strategic patent prosecution and portfolio development, and patent...
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Clare Cornell intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunne Law Firm, London, UK
Partner
Clare Cornell leads Finnegan’s London trade mark group and has 20 years’ experience in the IP industry. Her practice focusses on all aspects of trade mark portfolio management. Clare also...
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Frank A. DeCosta IP Litigation Attorney Finnegan Washington DC
Partner
Frank DeCosta, Ph.D., leader of the firm’s litigation section, has significant experience in patent litigation, client counseling, and providing opinions related to computers, consumer...
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Bryan C. Diner IP Attorney Finnegan Washington DC
Partner
Bryan Diner practices all aspects of intellectual property law, including district court litigation, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...
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Samuel V. Eichner Trademark Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Associate
Sam Eichner’s practice focuses on copyright and trademark enforcement, conflict resolution, and counseling for clients across industries—from fashion e-tailers and automakers to media...
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Margaret A. Esquenet Copyright & Trademark Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
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Focusing on U.S. and global copyright, advertising, and trademark law, Margaret Esquenet brings a holistic, business-first approach to legal issues. Advising clients across industries—from...
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Elizabeth Ferrill Patent Attorney Finnegan Law Firm
Partner
Elizabeth Ferrill is an “undisputed expert on design patents” who is “always updated and enlightening others with her deep knowledge,” “very involved in the design bar,” and “gives her...
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Michael J. Flibbert IP Lawyer Finnegan
Partner
With more than 20 years of patent litigation experience, Mike Flibbert serves as lead counsel in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the...
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Michael R. Galgano Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Associate
Michael Galgano focuses his practice on patent litigation and post-grant proceedings, primarily in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical areas. He concentrates on Hatch-Waxman litigation...
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Associate
Clinton Greub has a mixed practice of patent litigation and patent prosecution. With a background in cellular and molecular biology, his focus is primarily in the biotechnological and...
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Ken Guerra Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Law Firm
Associate
Ken Guerra focuses on complex patent litigation and client counseling in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals before U.S. district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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Rajeev Gupta, Ph.D. Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Partner
Raj Gupta, Ph.D., focuses his practice on patent litigation in U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), strategic patent prosecution, and client counseling. ...
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Jessica L. Hannah IP Attorney Finnegan Washington DC
Associate
Jessica Hannah focuses on trademark litigation and prosecution, client counseling, and portfolio management related to a broad range of industries, including consumer goods, food and...
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Brett Heavner Corporate Trademark Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner law Firm
Partner
Brett Heavner’s practice includes all aspects of trademark and unfair competition law, with a particular emphasis on trademark infringement, counterfeiting, false advertising litigation,...
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Thomas L. Irving Intellectual Property Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
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Tom Irving has some 45 years of experience in intellectual property law. His U.S. pharma practice includes America Invents Act (AIA) post-grant proceedings, due diligence, counseling,...
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J. Michael Jakes IP Lawyer Finnegan Law Firm
Partner
Mike Jakes, leader of Finnegan’s appellate section, concentrates his practice on patent litigation and related counseling. He serves as lead counsel in federal district courts and the U.S....
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Law Clerk
Matthew (Matt) Johnson practices across a diverse array of patent law, including district court and appellate litigation, patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and portfolio...
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Forrest A. Jones Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Associate
Forrest Jones focuses on patent litigation, including at the International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board...
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D. Brian Kacedon Intellectual Property Transactions Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
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Brian Kacedon is a recognized authority in IP transactions having drafted and negotiated hundreds of agreements across all technologies. He is designated as a Certified Licensing...
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Sydney R. Kestle Patent Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Associate
Sydney Kestle focuses on several areas of patent law, including pre-litigation due diligence, client counseling, litigation in U.S. district courts, and proceedings before the Patent Trial...
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Kyu Yun Kim Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Associate
Kyu Yun Kim focuses on patent litigation and patent prosecution in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields. Kyu Yun’s litigation experience includes conducting discovery on Abbreviated New...
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Daniel F. Klodowski Intellectual Property Lawyer Finnegan Washington DC
Associate
Daniel Klodowski’s practice focuses on post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), litigating patents in district...
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Karthik Kumar, Ph.D. Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Partner
Karthik Kumar, Ph.D., co-leader of the firm’s augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) industry working group, focuses on complex patent litigation and strategic counseling related to...
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Elliott LaParne Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner law Firm
Associate
Elliott LaParne focuses on pharmaceutical patent litigation, with an emphasis on Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation. Elliott applies his extensive research experience to...
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Esther H. Lim Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Partner
Esther Lim has twenty-five years of experience in patent litigation, portfolio management, licensing, and counseling. She has litigated extensively before federal district courts, the...
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Eric Magleby Patent Attorney Finnegan
Associate
Eric Magleby focuses on patent prosecution and client counseling in the automotive, robotics, and consumer products industries.  Eric’s prosecution experience covers numerous products in a...
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Max Mauldin Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan Atlanta
Associate
Max Mauldin focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He has technical experience in the aerospace and...
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Associate
Connor McGregor is an associate with Finnegan’s DC office.
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Gracie K. Mills Patent Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Associate
Gracie Mills focuses on patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and appeals at the U.S....
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Amanda Murphy IP Lawyer Finnegan
Partner
Amanda Murphy, Ph.D., focuses her practice on strategic client counseling, portfolio management, and patent prosecution for a range of clients, including small startup companies, research...
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Associate
William Neer’s practice encompasses patent litigation and prosecution in the areas of chemicals, cosmetics, plants, and pharmaceuticals.   William worked as a summer associate at Finnegan,...
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Law Clerk
Alexander (Zan) Newkirk’s practice encompasses patent litigation, prosecution, and client counseling in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and medical device areas. He has industry experience...
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Zachery D. Olah Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Associate
Zachery Olah focuses on all aspects of patent litigation and prosecution in a variety of technologies, including mechanical systems, medical devices, biotechnology, aerospace and aviation...
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Maeve O’Flynn Patent Attorney Finnegan UK
Partner
Maeve O’Flynn is a European and UK patent attorney with more than a decade of in-house experience, having worked at some of the world’s largest multinational corporations in the oil and...
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Aaron L. Parker Patent & Trade Secret Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, DC
Partner
Aaron Parker, leader of the firm’s mechanical practice group, focuses his practice on patent and trade secret litigation before U.S. district courts, client counseling on global patent...
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Associate
Shannon Patrick focuses on patent litigation related to Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA), patent prosecution, proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and client...
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Associate
Kaitlyn Pehrson’s practice is focused on patent litigation, prosecution, and post-grant proceedings related to chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and energy technology. She has...
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Patent Agent
Sameshnee Pelly has vast experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent rights, both locally and internationally, particularly in the areas of small molecules, pharmaceuticals, and...
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Technical Specialist
Samantha Pilicer, Ph.D., focuses on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio management in the chemistry and pharmaceutical arenas. Her scientific expertise includes organic...
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Associate
Joshua (Josh) Rice focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). A former engineer with an MBA and over six...
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Fionnuala Richardson Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner Law Firm, London UK
Associate
Fionnuala Richardson is a Chartered UK and European trade mark attorney. Her practice comprises all aspects of European trade mark, domain name, design, and copyright work, from prosecution...
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Daniele San Román Patent Litigator Finnegan Law Firm
Associate
Daniele San Román focuses on complex patent litigation at the district court level, as well as before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). She maintains a diverse intellectual property...
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Cecilia Sanabria Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan Washington DC
Partner
Cecilia Sanabria focuses her practice on complex patent litigation and client counseling in the mechanical, industrial, and electrical fields. She represents clients before U.S. district...
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Associate
Melissa Santos, Ph.D., focuses on patent prosecution, patent litigation, and client counseling in the areas of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and materials science. She has technical...
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Morgan E. Smith Trademark Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Palo Alto, CA
Associate
Morgan Smith focuses on trademark and false advertising litigation. She litigates cases and manages enforcement efforts for some of the world’s most renowned brands, representing clients in...
650-849-6665
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Kara Specht Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Law Firm Atlanta GA
Associate
Kara Specht focuses on patent litigation before district courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Her practice covers a wide range of electronic and electrical technology...
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Jonathan Uffelman Trademark, Domain Name, Internet Intellectual Property Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, Law Firm
Domain Name Specialist
Jonathan Uffelman practices trademark, domain name, and Internet law. In particular, he works on a broad range of Internet and cyber law issues, including on-line brand enforcement and the...
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Brooke Wilner Patent Attorney Finnegan
Associate
Brooke Wilner, a registered patent attorney, enjoys a varied trial and appellate litigation practice. She practices before U.S. district courts, state courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal...
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Associate
Gordon Wright focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He has worked with a variety of technologies in the...
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Yinfei Wu Trademark Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Law firm
Associate
Yinfei Wu has significant experience in both United States and China trademark and copyright law. She advises clients and works closely with counsel around the world on trademark usage,...
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Christina Ji-Hye Yang Patent Litigation Attorney Finnegan Law Firm Washington, DC
Associate
Christina Ji-Hye Yang focuses her practice on patent litigation and client counseling in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, with particular emphasis on Abbreviated New Drug...
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