Jennifer H. Burdman

Jennifer Burdman is a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, where she practices in the Intellectual Property Group. An experienced trial lawyer, she has successfully represented clients at the trial and appellate levels in complex, high-stakes litigations in patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and contractual matters involving IP rights, as well as before copyright tribunals in the United States. With her background firmly rooted in science, she is able to quickly translate the technology from inventors to the jury in a clear and understandable way.

Noteworthy wins include a jury verdict of patent infringement resulting in over $34 million in damages, aa jury verdict of willful misappropriation of trade secrets with damages of over $900 million, and the successful defense of a university against a patent licensee seeking expanded rights relating to its sponsored research and license agreements. She has also successfully litigated the allocation of over $300 million in cable copyright royalties before the Copyright Royalty Board.

When not in the courtroom, Ms. Burdman regularly counsels clients on a broad range of matters relating to the acquisition, protection, licensing, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. She invests considerable time on-site with clients, strategizing about IP-related matters and helping to implement those strategies in the business setting.

In 2015, The National Law Journal named Ms. Burdman a “Rising Star” in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Burdman graduated from Dartmouth College with an A.B. in biochemistry and molecular biology and received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) FDA & Life Sciences, 3) Intellectual Property Arbitration, 4) Sports, 5) Media & Entertainment, 6) Trade Secrets & Non-Compete, 7) Copyright, 8) Patents, 9) ANDA Hatch-Waxman Litigation, 10) Pharma/Biotech/Med Devices, 11) E-Discovery, 12) Licensing and 13) Women in IP
Law School Fordham University School of Law (J.D.,1990)
Education Dartmouth College (B.A., 1998)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association,District of Columbia Bar
Most recent firm KING & SPALDING
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