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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

901 NEW YORK AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001-4413, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4000
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www.finnegan.com

Elizabeth A. Niemeyer

Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4238
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Career

Elizabeth Niemeyer represents and advises international and domestic clients, both large and small, in patent litigation and administrative proceedings in the electrical arts before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), in federal district courts, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Her recent representations have covered technologies ranging from smartphones and LEDs to ink cartridge holders.

Member

• Intellectual Property Owners Association (vice chair, U.S. International Trade Commission Committee, 2016) • ITC Trial Lawyers Association • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2000; Bryn Mawr College, A.B., Physics, 1994


United States: Intellectual property

Patent litigation: international trade commission

Within: Next generation lawyers

Elizabeth Niemeyer - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Within: Patent litigation: international trade commission

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP’s Washington DC-based ITC Section 337 team handled a large number of investigations, representing both complainants and respondents in cases involving parallel district court litigation. The team includes practitioners with ITC experience in the chemical, pharmaceutical and mechanical fields. In 2016, John Livingstone (Atlanta) and Mareesa Frederick represented Ajinomoto in US district court and before the ITC in proceedings against CJ CheilJedang to prevent the importation of certain L-tryptophan and L-tryptophan products. Among other high-profile matters, Elizabeth Niemeyer, Qingyu Yin and Smith Brittingham are representing respondents BMC Medical in an ITC investigation regarding four patents of ResMed’s breathing machines and accessories. Christine Lehman, who previously served as an investigative attorney at the ITC, is another main contact.

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