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Lisa N. Phillips Member

Lisa N. Phillips focuses her practice on litigation and has extensive experience in all aspects of patent litigation in the U.S. district courts.  She also has experience in patent interference proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board and in investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission.  She has participated in several appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit including appeals of both U.S. district court decisions and PTAB interference decisions.  Ms. Phillips has handled cases covering pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and chemical technologies and has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation. 

Ms. Phillips also has experience in providing clients with infringement, validity and enforceability opinions in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical technology areas.  In addition to opinion work, she has experience in drafting agreements relating to licensing, joint development projects involving ownership of intellectual property rights, and providing support in the negotiation of agreements relating to settlement of patent infringement litigation. 

Ms. Phillips received her B.S. in Biology from the Pennsylvania State University in 1987.  She then worked in research at a small pharmaceutical company in Baltimore, focusing on mammalian receptor systems.  After working as a researcher and in administrative positions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors for ten years, she obtained her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in 2000.  While at George Mason University School of Law, she successfully completed the Intellectual Property Law specialty track program.  Ms. Phillips was admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2001 and has been a member of the District of Columbia Bar since 2004.  She is a member of the American Bar Association.


Federal District Court

Galderma Labs., L.P. v. Actavis Labs. UT, Inc., Civil Action No. 15-232-LPS (D. Del.)

Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Actavis Laboratories, Inc.-FL, Civil Action No. 13 -06502 (D. N.J.)

Ivoclar Vivadent AG v. Dentsply International Inc., Civil Action No. 13-1700 (D. Del.)

Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc. v. Par-Kan Co., Civil Action No. 13-97 (N. D. Ill.)

Sunovion Pharms. Inc. v. Watson Pharms Inc., Civil Action No. 12-993 (D. Del.)

Braintree Laboratories, Inc. v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc., Civil Action No. 12-06851 (S.D.N.Y.)

Cephalon, Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Civil Action No.  11-0164 (D. Del.)

Streck, Inc. v. Research & Diagnostic Sys., Civil Action No. 09-0410 (D. Neb.)

Eli Lilly and Company v. Cobalt Laboratories, Inc., Civil Action No. 08-01550 (S. D. Ind.)

Sanofi-Aventis v. Synthon Holding BV, Civil Action No. 08-00160 (E. D. N.C.)

Bayer Schering Pharma AG v. Sandoz Inc., Civil Action No. 08-3710 (S.D.N.Y.)

Bayer Healthcare Pharma v. Sandoz, Inc., Civil Action No. 08-1207 (D. Nev.)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International v. Leavitt, Civil Action No. 08-0449 (C.D. Cal.) (represented Defendant-Intervenor, Spear Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

Spear Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. William Blair & Co., L.L.C., et. al., Civil Action No. 07-821 (D. Del.)

Medical Research Institute v. Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition Inc., Civil Action No. 05-00417 (E. D. Tex.)

AFGD, Inc. v. Tristar Glass, Inc., Civil Action No. 05-0300 (N. D. Okl.)

E-Data Corp. v. Cinemark USA Inc., Civil Action No. 05-04616 (S.D.N.Y.)

InternetAd Systems, LLC v. ESPN, Inc., Civil Action No. 03-02787 (N.D. Tex.)

Cephalon, Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Civil Action No. 03-1394 (D. N.J.)

Guardian Industries Corp. v. AFG Industries, Inc., Civil Action No. 03-73722 (E.D. Mich.

Alza Corp. v. Mylan Laboratories, Inc., Civil Action No. 02-20 (D. Vt.)

Bristol-Meyer Squibb v. Mylan Pharm., Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 01-CV-0414 (S.D.N.Y.)

Spear Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Civil Action No. 01-372 (M.D. Fla.)

Schering Corp. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Civil Action No. 00-1657 (D. N.J.)

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Bayer Schering Pharma AG v. Sandoz Inc., Appeal No. 13-1207

Bayer Schering Pharma AG v. Sandoz Inc., Appeal No. 11-1143

Streck, Inc. v. Research & Diagnostic Sys., Appeal No. 11-1045

Proceedings Before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Acrux DD Pty Ltd. v. Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., IPR2017-00190 

Johnson v. Ryan, Interference No. 105,522

Sehgal v. Revel, Interference Nos. 105,293 and 105,302

International Trade Commission

In the Matter of Certain Lithium Silicate Materials and Products Containing the Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-911.