New York City, New York 10019-6142
Elizabeth Gardner handles a variety of patent-related matters including litigation, client counseling, the negotiation and drafting of technology transfer agreements, license agreements, joint development agreements, as well as the prosecution of patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
For more than 20 years, she has focused her practice on all phases of litigation involving patented and trade secret protected technology. She has represented clients in a broad range of technology areas, including in the chemical, materials, pharmaceutical, electrical, medical products, and medical diagnostics industries. She has represented clients in numerous bench trials, jury trials, pre-trial proceedings in both Federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, and in appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She has also represented clients in patent office proceedings including inter partes reviews (IPR), reexaminations, and interferences.
Ms. Gardner was recognized as a New York “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Litigation and 3) Patents|
|Law School||The University of Michigan Law School (J.D.,1991)|
|Education||Columbia University (B.S.,1986)|
|Bar Member / Association||New York State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.