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General Manager - Global IP
Former Chairman In-Charge & Technical Member-Patents Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Tr
Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd
Alex is a partner at the firm of McAndrews, Held & Malloy in Chicago, Illinois, where he leads the Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilar litigation practice. Alex’s practice includes patent and trademark litigation and client counseling, with a focus on ANDA and Biosimilar litigation and counselling. Alex is an Adjunct Professor at UIC Law School in Chicago and has been teaching intellectual property related law classes for over 25 years. Alex is fluent in Spanish represents numerous Spanish-speaking clients.
McANDREWS HELD & MALLOY LTD
500 WEST MADISON STREET 34TH FLOOR
CHICAGO ILLINOIS 60661
(T) 312 775 8103
United & United
Registered Patent Attorney
Upadhye Tang LLP
Mike is a first-chair trial lawyer and registered patent attorney. He leads McGuireWoods’ pharmaceutical and life sciences patent litigation group, focusing primarily on small molecule pharmaceutical patent litigation within the framework of the Act, as well as biosimilar patent litigation within the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA). The depth of his experience in the space has been recognized by IAM Patent 1000, which notes that he is a “star of the pharmaceutical circuit.”
Patlex Business Solutions
Account Director – APAC
“A seasoned forensics & legal tech. professional with more than one 12 years of experience helping corporates, agencies, and top-notch law firms(India and Am law) in litigation, investigations, e-Discovery & IP infringement matters. An expert in e-Discovery and forensics technology, believe and passionate about problem solving and providing solutions in forensics, litigations, legal technology innovation and management.”
Currently, associated with Epiq Global as an Account Director for APAC – India based out of Hyderabad in India . He is looking after the sales and business development in the region and helping corporates and law firms in their endeavours. He has been an expert and handled e-Discovery matters of US FDA - ANDA litigations for more than 8 years. Has been working recently with indian generic pharma companies of top repute handling their ANDA matters for US FDA and dedicating towards the best outcomes for the organizations.
General manager - Intellectual Property
Godavari Biorefineries Limited
Recognized as one of the Most Powerful and Influential Women in the region for 2010 by the National Diversity Council, Janine represents clients in bench and jury trials throughout the United States. She has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman cases, International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 cases, and cases defending companies against claims by Non-Practicing Entities. Janine has first-chaired numerous federal district court cases, has argued Federal Circuit appeals, and has been involved in patent cases covering diverse areas of technology. Janine represents companies in proceedings before the Patent Trademark and Appeal Board, including filing petitions for IPR.
Head of Intellectual Property
Sr. General Manager and Head – IPR
S. MAJUMDAR & CO
SS Rana & Co
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Sen, In House Counsel,
Head & Associate Vice President-Business Development
Portfolio & Strategy, Kashiv BioSciences LLC
Global General Counsel
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Sr Regional Manager and Head (IPFC & TISC)
National Research Development Corporation (DSIR Enterprise, Ministry of S&T, Govt. of India)
Maynard's New York
Chris Harnett, a Shareholder in Maynard's New York Office, focuses his
practice on the litigation of intellectual property matters. Over the past
three decades, Chris has litigated cases in more than 35 jurisdictions
around the country, prevailing for clients at the pleadings stage, during
claim construction, in securing and opposing preliminary injunctive relief,
on summary judgment, at bench and jury trials, and after appellate review.
Those cases involved a wide range of technologies, including
pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, computer systems,
and consumer products.
Chris works closely with clients to develop integrated legal and business-
focused strategies that best serve their needs, relying on his strong
background in science and his litigation expertise. A registered patent
attorney, Chris also represents clients in IPR proceedings and assists
clients in managing their patent portfolios and in evaluating the
competitive patent landscape in anticipation of potential litigation.
After graduating from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1990,
Chris began his career at the preeminent intellectual property law firm,
Fish & Neave, where he was a Partner for many years.
Notable Cases and Successes
Green, Griffith & Associates LLP
Pergament & Cepeda LLP
Mr. Pergament litigates patent infringement actions and drafts patent opinions for a variety of pharmaceutical clients from India, China, Russia, and North America. Mr. Pergament primary expertise is in positioning pharmaceutical assets versus patent portfolios, both offensively and defensively, by any means available under the law, including patent litigation, patent strategy considerations, and patent procurement. Mr. Pergament has a broad legal, business and technical expertise in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. At present, Mr. Pergament’s practice is focused mainly on pharmaceutical patent litigation and establishing litigation positions for generic pharmaceutical companies, and on counseling brand side clients in pharmaceutical and chemical industries with respect to life cycle management and other strategic issues, including portfolio management. Mr. Pergament was a scientist, an attorney, and an executive with several major pharmaceutical companies, and he has hand-on understanding of legal, business, and technical issues facing a broad range of pharmaceutical products, including NCEs, specialty, generics, formulations, and pharmaceutical solids.
Admissions: New York, 2000, New Jersey, 2001; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1997).
Education: University of Odessa, former USSR (B.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1985); Case Western Reserve University (M.Sc., Chemistry/Organic Chemistry, 1993); Rutgers School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif (J.D., 1999).
Practice Areas: Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation, Pharmaceutical Patent Law, and Counseling
McANDREWS HELD & MALLOY LTD
500 WEST MADISON STREET 34TH FLOOR
CHICAGO ILLINOIS 60661
(T) 312 775 8103
Head & Patent Counsel Intellectual Property Management
United States Intellectual Property Counselor for South Asia
U.S. Embassy – New Delhi, India
Partner and Head IP of Patent – Design - Copyright Department
United Trademark & Patent Services
Director, Head - IPR department
Neuland Laboratories Limited
Sr. Director (Head) – IP
Vice President & Head – Global Portfolio
BD & IP, Granules India Limited
Partner, Co-Chair Pharmaceutical Practice, Co-Chair Litigation Practice
Cantor Colburn LLP
Steven Coyle is a Partner and co-chairs the firm's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with more than 25 years' experience litigating and trying complex disputed matters, and specializes in patent and all varieties of intellectual property litigation. Steven’s areas of focus include ANDA and Hatch-Waxman litigation, where he has represented the rights of generic drug manufacturers and helped them to bring products to market. Steven also counsels clients in FDA matters and is the Chair of Cantor Colburn’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Practice. Steven represents clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of other patent matters, including software, cybersecurity, fiber optics, lighting, circuit boards, robotics, telecommunications, piping systems, and consumer goods. Steven has substantial experience litigating trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters as well. He has litigated in courts throughout the country, and he has represented clients in alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitrations and mediations. Steven has also handled multiple appeals, including before the Federal Circuit. In all of his cases, Steven strives to develop and follow a pragmatic strategy that advances not only his clients’ short term litigation goals but also their long term business needs.
Kratz & Barry LLP
Timothy is a veteran complex trial lawyer, with over 32 years of first-chair courtroom experience. He leads or has led litigation teams in numerous large, complex matters, including cases in the fields of patents and other forms of intellectual property, technology licenses and development, trade and competition, healthcare, securities, professional malpractice and all aspects of business litigation. For the past 18 years, he has built and led teams focused on Hatch-Waxman litigation, serving as lead counsel in all phases of numerous ANDA cases for leading generic pharmaceutical companies. He has significant experience in this field, including serving as lead counsel on more than 100 ANDA applications with Paragraph IV challenges.
Timothy is a recognized international speaker on topical issues pertinent to the life sciences industry and patent litigation, having presented at industry conferences throughout the United States, and in South Korea and on numerous occasions in India. He has been tendered and qualified as an expert in an international litigation matter in the field of U.S. patent litigation procedures. He was also his prior firm’s chair of the life sciences industry team, serving in this firm management position for more than two years. As such, he has coordinated multi-disciplinary and multi-office teams of lawyers serving the life sciences industry.
Timothy has a depth of experience in the management of high stakes, high profile commercial litigation. He has tried many cases to verdict in a variety of jurisdictions and argued several appeals before federal and state appellate courts and in fact has been selected on multiple occasions from joint-defense group counsel to argue an appeal on behalf of multiple leading companies in the field. He has also taught trial advocacy skills to both law students and lawyers in several states. He has been a member of the Georgia bar since 1989.