Jennifer P. Nock
Jennifer P. Nock is experienced in a variety of patent matters including litigation, prosecution, licensing, opinions, and counseling. While she has experience working with patents in a wide range of technical fields, her practice is particularly focused on pharmaceuticals and biosimilars. Ms. Nock has worked on numerous Hatch-Waxman litigations, both in
Ms. Nock began her career at Rothwell Figg as a summer associate in
Ms. Nock graduated from the George Washington University Law School in 2010, with highest honors. During law school, Ms. Nock was a member of the Moot Court Board and The George Washington Law
Ms. Nock holds undergraduate degrees in physics and chemistry from the University of Richmond. Ms. Nock also holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Harvard University, where she worked in the laboratory of George M. Whitesides on research involving surface chemistry, mesoscale self-assembly, and microfluidics.
Ms. Nock is experienced in a wide variety of patent law matters, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, licensing, opinions, and counseling. Ms. Nock has experience litigating and prosecuting patents in a wide variety of technical fields, ranging from medical devices and chemical coatings to mechanical systems and apparel. Ms. Nock’s practice has particularly focused on
Representative matters include:
- In re Copaxone 775 Patent Litigation, No. 16-1267-GMS (D. Del.)
- Teva Pharms. USA, Inc. v. Synthon Pharms. Inc., et al., No. 14-1419-GMS (D. Del.)
- Braintree Labs., Inc. v. Breckenridge Pharm., Inc., No. 12-6851-AJN (S.D.N.Y.)
- Galderma Labs., L.P. v. Actavis Labs. UT, Inc., No. 15-232-
- Sunovion Pharm.. Inc. v. Watson Pharms. Inc., No. 12-993-
- Pfizer Inc. v. Cobalt Laboratories Inc., Civil Action No. 09-315-GMS (D. Del.)
- Outdry Techs. Corp. v. Geox S.p.A., No. 16-1769 (CAFC)
- K-Swiss Inc. v.
Glide’nLock GmbH, No. 13-1316 (CAFC)
Areas of Concentration
- Federal District Court
- Hatch-Waxman Litigation
- Patent Interferences
Publications & Presentations
Panelist, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) IP Counsel Committee (IPCC) Spring Conference, From Allegation to Adjudication: Preparing for Patent Litigation (April 12, 2018).
Jennifer Nock & Sreekar Gadde, Raising the Bar for Nonobviousness: An Empirical Study of Federal Circuit Case Law Following KSR, 20 Fed. Cir. B.J. 369 (2011).
Katerina Horska, Andrew J. Welz, Heather Filemyr, and Jennifer Nock, Past Performance: Protest or Dispute? The 2010 McKenna Long & Aldridge “Gilbert A. Cuneo” Government Contracts Moot Court Competition, 39 Pub. Cont. L.J. 947 (Summer 2010).
Thalladi VR, Schwartz A, Phend JN, Hutchinson JW, Whitesides GM. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 21; 124(33): 9912-7. “Simulation of indentation fracture in crystalline materials using mesoscale self-assembly.”
Sotzing GA, Phend JN, Grubbs RH, Lewis NS. Chemistry of Materials 2000, 12, 593-595. “Highly sensitive detection and discrimination of
Professional Affiliations, Honors & Recognition
Washington, DC Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017-2019)
Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA)
American Bar Association (ABA)