Melinda Roberts

Venable LLP

Melinda R. Roberts is a seasoned attorney whose practice focuses on complex intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, trade secret disputes, and post-grant proceedings.

Melinda counsels clients on a broad range of technologies and innovations across a variety of fields, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life science industries.

She has experience in all stages of litigation and has particular experience representing clients in Hatch-Waxman litigations and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. She also regularly conducts patent invalidity and freedom-to-operate analyses and pre-suit investigations.

Prior to attending law school, Melinda worked as a policy analyst and healthcare advocate for a New York City-based nonprofit organization. She also conducted neuroscience research at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Experience :

  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in federal court and in multiple proceedings before the PTAB challenging patents related to RNAi and helped obtain favorable settlements
  • Represented an innovator pharmaceutical company and helped obtain a trial win in a multi-defendant Hatch-Waxman litigation concerning patents related to cancer treatment
  • Represented an innovator pharmaceutical company and helped to successfully defend the validity of a patent related to a pharmaceutical composition against multiple challenges before the PTAB

Community : Melinda also devotes her time to various pro bono matters and has successfully represented clients before the Social Security Administration

Education :

  • J.D. University of Wisconsin 2009
  • B.S. Yale University 2000

Bar Admissions : New York

Court Admissions : U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional Memberships : New York Intellectual Property Law Association.


Rate : $$$

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