Amy Kreiger Wigmore is a partner and a vice chair of the firm’s Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. She joined the firm in 1998. Ms. Wigmore focuses on patent litigation and complex commercial litigation and has represented clients in state and federal courts in several jurisdictions.
Ms. Wigmore has extensive experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. She has participated in several jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations involving patent infringement and technology license disputes.
In addition, Ms. Wigmore has represented clients in cases involving the misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract, employment disputes, civil rights claims and test security issues. She also has handled congressional investigations and internal corporate investigations.
Ms. Wigmore has significant experience in all facets of the litigation process, including drafting and arguing dispositive motions, managing complex document production efforts, taking and defending depositions, working with experts, examining witnesses at trial, and briefing and arguing appeals.
- Successfully argued on behalf of a pharmaceutical company for dismissal of patent infringement allegations concerning a biotechnology patent on the grounds that the asserted claims were unpatentable.
- Represented a power wheelchair manufacturer in defending against patent infringement allegations in district court and contributed to a successful outcome in Patent Office proceedings in which the asserted claims were found invalid.
- Represented a medical device company in defending a patent infringement case involving surgical ablation devices.
- Successfully argued in the Federal Circuit for dismissal of the appeal of an inter partes reexam in which the patent claims asserted against a medical device manufacturer were found invalid.
- Successfully represented a pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement case involving a treatment for HIV.
- Represented a medical device company in patent litigation concerning safety needles and blood collection devices.
- Successfully represented a pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement case involving a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 1995,
- BA, University of Massachusetts, 1992
ADMISSIONS : District of Columbia, Massachusetts.
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