Barbara Rudolph

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

$ $$$

Washington 20268 DC US

Barbara R. Rudolph, Ph.D., is an accomplished trial lawyer with extensive experience litigating complex pharmaceutical and biotechnology cases for over two decades.  She has secured favorable outcomes for her clients in contentious matters in district court proceedings, on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and through negotiated settlements.

Barbara has successfully litigated patent infringement cases involving blockbuster drugs for Fortune 500 companies as well as the “crown jewel” products of smaller companies. Clients also call on Barbara to provide strategic pre-litigation client counseling, due diligence analyses, and opinions.

Barbara has also argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where she served as a law clerk, and authored an amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark biotechnology patent case directed to isolated BRCA genes.

She also has experience with contentious matters before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Barbara has served as leader of the firm’s biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice group, and as a member of the firm’s management committee.

Education :

  • George Washington University Law School J.D., with highest honors, 1993
  • University of California, Davis Ph.D., Chemistry, 1986
  • Syracuse University B.S., Chemistry, cum laude, 1981

Clerkships :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Admissions :

  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities :

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Women’s Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association


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