Nicholas Kallas

Venable LLP

Nicholas N. Kallas has extensive patent law experience, focused primarily on patent litigation and pre-lawsuit investigations in matters related to pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food, and consumer products. Nick has significant trial and appellate experience, often serving as lead trial counsel, and brings that experience to bear in his management of cases.

Nick has worked with anti-fungal, herpes, breast cancer, osteoporosis, anti-cholesterol, ophthalmic, anti-cholinesterase, and immunosuppressant drugs; microemulsion, enteric coating, and delayed-release pharmaceutical formulations; and crystalline drug products.

Experience :

  • Represented Novartis v. Breckenridge, West-Ward and Par (Zortress® (everolimus)) for kidney and liver transplants) (D. Del., Fed. Cir., PTAB-IPR)
  • Represented Novartis v. West-Ward (Afinitor® (everolimus)) for renal cell carcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors) (D. Del., Fed. Cir., PTAB-IPR)
  • Represented Novartis v. Breckenridge (Afinitor® (everolimus) for renal cell carcinoma, renal angiomyolipoma, and tuberous sclerosis complex) (D. Del., PTAB-IPR)
  • Served as lead counsel to Novartis and LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme v. Watson and Actavis (rivastigmine Alzheimer’s disease transdermal patch) (D. Del.)
  • Served as lead counsel to Novartis v. Mylan (letrozole breast cancer drug) (D.N.J.)
  • Served as co-trial counsel to Grain Processing v. American Maize-Products (maltodextrin food additives) (N.D. Ill. and Fed. Cir.)
  • Served as lead counsel to Ben Venue v. Novartis (pamidronate disodium drug) (D.N.J.) and Ciba-Geigy v. Crompton & Knowles (red monoazo sulphonic acid dyes) (E.D. Pa.)

Education :

  • J.D. with honors The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law 1982
  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University 1979
  • M.S. The Ohio State University 1977
  • B.S. The Ohio State University 1974

Bar Admissions : New York, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


Rate : $$$

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