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Cynthia Lambert Hardman, a partner in Goodwin Procter's IP Litigation Group, has over a dozen years of experience litigating complex intellectual property cases, from developing initial strategy through appeal. She appears in cases before federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission. A registered patent attorney, Ms. Hardman also has experience before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in post grant proceedings such as inter partes reviews (IPRs). Her extensive experience has earned her recognition in the 2012-2014 editions of Super Lawyers New York–Metro Rising Stars.
Ms. Hardman represents clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, nutritional supplement, and consumer product industries. She has significant experience with ANDA patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act, and also litigates cases involving a wide range of products such as spinal fixation devices, home pregnancy tests, and video content analysis systems and software.
Ms. Hardman's practice also extends to pre-litigation counseling, including rendering opinions relating to patentability, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate issues. She has also conducted due diligence in connection with acquisitions of patent estates.
|Areas of Practice||1) Patent Litigation, 2) Patent Trial & Appeal Board, 3) Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars Litigation and 4) Litigation|
|Law School||Boston College Law School (J.D.,2001)|
|Education||University of Pittsburgh (B.S.,1996)|
|Bar Member / Association||New York State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Goodwin Procter LLP|
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David W. Marston, Jr. is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices and is a member of the firm's Class Action Working Group. He handles all aspects of litigation from inception through trial and post-trial appeals.