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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

28 STATE STREET, BOSTON, MA 02109-1775, USA
Tel:
Work +1 617 535 4000
Fax:
Fax +1 617 535 3800
Web:
www.mwe.com

Sarah Columbia

Tel:
Work +1 617 535 4074
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation

Position

Partner Sarah Columbia is the global head of McDermott's Intellectual Property Practice and also serves on the Management Committee. Sarah helps clients with matters related to intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets. Sarah also counsels clients on overall intellectual property strategy and positioning, including litigation avoidance. She provides legal services across several industries, including semiconductor, pharma/biotech, internet, hardware and software, medical device and manufacturing companies.

Please visit McDermott website for full biography:
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/c/columbia-sarah-chapin


United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

McDermott Will & Emery LLP's patent litigators William (Bill) Gaede in Silicon Valley and Sarah Columbia in Boston have been acting for Amgen in a patent lawsuit brought by the client against Sanofi and Regeneron and alleging the defendants’ patent infringement of Amgen’s patents to antibody therapies designed to lower cholesterol. The client base also includes 23andMe and Allergan. Other key members of the team are Chicago-based Kristian Werling, who co-heads the practice with Boston’s Stephen Bernstein; Washington DC-based Paul Radensky, who specializes in regulatory and reimbursement matters; IP and commercial transactions expert Sarah Hogan in Boston; FDA regulatory practitioner Vernessa Pollard in Washington DC; and Roger Kuan from the San Francisco office, which was opened in March 2018.

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