Steve Lendaris

Partner

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New York

P: +1.212.408.2535 F: +1.212.259.2535

Strategic Patent Counseling and IP Diligence 

  • Multinational biopharmaceutical company - IP diligence in connection with multiple technology in-license opportunities; IP diligence in connection with therapeutic antibody manufacturing; strategic patent counseling relating to therapeutic antibody products and development targets
  • Mid-size biopharmaceutical company – patent prosecution of novel antibody technologies and therapeutics; pre-litigation due diligence investigations; and strategic patent portfolio development
  • Start-up biotechnology company – development of a patent prosecution strategy and preparation of freedom to operate opinions relating to lead compounds and indications
  • Global healthcare company – corporate due diligence review facilitating a multibillion-dollar acquisition

PTAB Proceedings

  • Leading manufacturer of nucleic acid sequencing devices - filing of multiple petitions for inter partes review with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)
  • International pharmaceutical company - filing of multiple petitions for inter partes review with the PTAB
  • Leading manufacturer of life science research and diagnostic reagents – representation before the U.S. Patent Office in multiple ex parte reexamination proceedings

Patent Litigation & Amicus filings

  • Leading manufacturer of nucleic acid sequencing devices - defended client in connection with allegations of patent infringement before the International Trade Commission 
  • Leading manufacturer of life science research and diagnostic reagents – defense of patent infringement claim in district court concerning fluorescent labels for biomolecules 
  • Global biopharmaceutical company – representation as amicus curiae in connection with the U.S. Supreme Court’s review of Bilski v. Kappos
  • Global biopharmaceutical company – representation as amicus curiae in connection with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s review of Prometheus v. Mayo
  • International biotechnology industry organization – representation as amicus curiae in connection with the landmark AMP v. USPTO “gene patenting” case in the Southern District of New York
  • International agricultural industry organization – representation as amicus curiae in connection with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s review of AMP v. USPTO