Chandra Critchelow is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Intellectual Property practice based in the Chicago office. Her practice focuses on pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, biotechnology, and chemical patent matters. She uses a solution-based approach to handle a variety of matters including IP litigation, patent life cycle management, and transactions and diligence for US and multinational corporations.
Representative matters include obtaining a motion to transfer venue in a patent infringement case out of the Eastern District of Texas for a global manufacturer of medical devices and products, and obtaining the ceiling value for a client in a pharmaceutical patent license dispute over royalties.
Her diverse experiences in engineering, molecular biophysics, and biochemistry give her unique insight and understanding of scientific and technical issues that intersect with legal issues.
Accordingly, her work ranges from disputes stemming from technology related to the processing of chicken carcasses, to strategizing patent portfolios to protect against a biosimilar landscape, to wireless technology disputes. Chandra is also an Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School.
- The John Marshall Law School, JD, magna cum laude
- Purdue University, PhD
- Purdue University, BS
- US Patent and Trademark Office
- Stone Basket Innovations, LLC v. Cook Medical LLC (S.D. IN 2015) – Obtained a voluntary dismissal of a patent infringement case against defendant Cook Medical after successfully transferring the case out of the E.D. Tex. and convincing the PTAB to institute an IPR on the patent. IPR2016-00713.
- Delaware Display Group LLC et al. v. LG. Electronics, Inc. et al. (D. Del. 2013) Part of the team representing LG Electronics, Inc. et al. in a patent infringement suit involving telecommunications products. IPR2015-00497.
- Corning v. DSM Desotech, Inc. et al. (D. Del. 2014) – Part of the team that represented DSM Desotech, Inc. et al. in a declaratory judgment with a counter claim of patent infringement involving optical fibers and obtained a favorable outcome for DSM. IPR2013-00043, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53.
- DSM Bio-Based Products & Services B.V. v. Lallemand (W.D. Wis.2016) Part of the team representing DSM regarding infringement involving biofuel production.
- Blue Buffalo v. Nestle (2016) – Part of the team that secured a favorable settlement for Nestle regarding false advertisement claims on certain pet foods.
- Part of the team representing a pharmaceutical company in an arbitration regarding unpaid royalties on patented biotechnology.
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