Jeanette Roorda

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

$ $$$

Washington 20268 DC US

Jeanette M. Roorda focuses her practice on complex patent litigation related to the pharmaceutical and chemical fields. She participates in litigation proceedings at the District Court level and in appeals to the Federal Circuit. She has experience representing pharmaceutical patent holders in Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigations arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Jeanette’s litigation experience covers the several stages of litigation. At the district court level, she assists with pre-litigation tasks, including patent analysis, jurisdiction analysis, jurisdiction support identification, ANDA paragraph IV notice letter analysis, legal and scientific issue research, and complaint drafting.

She participates in the initiation of proceedings by working with local counsel in multiple jurisdictions, including New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, New York, California, Colorado, and North Carolina, to file complaints and supporting documents.

Jeanette assists in trial preparation, including conducting discovery, validity analyses, claim construction, pretrial brief drafting, and legal research. She provides litigation support during trial, including expert witness preparation and daily issue analysis. She conducts post-trial tasks, including post-trial brief drafting. She also reviews the work of the litigation support team.

At the Federal Circuit level, Jeanette assists with appellate brief drafting and legal and scientific issue research. While in law school, Jeanette worked as a summer associate at Finnegan and was a teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Before beginning her legal career, Jeanette worked as a brewing group manager for Anheuser-Busch, Inc., where she monitored the brewing process from the end of fermentation through a chill-proofing process, followed by filtration and release to packaging.

She oversaw the removal of yeast and unstable protein materials, and she worked with a variety of technologies, such as filtration systems, industrial pumps, and inline instrumentation monitoring, all to ensure product quality standards, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance, and production quota specifications were met.

Education :

  • University of Florida College of Law J.D., cum laude, 2016
  • University of Florida B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2002

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities : Order of the Coif


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