Paul W. Browning, Ph.D., focuses on patent litigation and appeals, primarily in the chemical and pharmaceutical areas, including Hatch-Waxman litigation. He has tried cases before judges in various U.S. district courts, and has also handled arbitrations and mediations.
Paul has led teams as first chair at trial, at Markman proceedings, and on appeal. Paul’s broad litigation experience includes taking and cross examining witnesses at trial, briefing and arguing dispositive motions, drafting appellate briefs, and arguing cases on appeal.
Paul has also managed day-to-day litigation activities in actions involving multiple parties. In addition to his litigation practice, he advises clients on a variety of patent matters, including coordination of prosecution and U.S. and foreign litigation strategy and related proceedings before the PTAB.
Paul serves as an instructor for the Patent Resources Group chemical patent practice course. He designed laser systems and conducted spectroscopy of small molecules while earning Masters and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Chicago.
Paul devotes a portion of his practice to pro bono matters and currently leads the firms Pro Bono Committee. He represents military personnel seeking enhanced compensation for injuries received while serving in the military, including injuries received in combat. He also represents veterans in cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
- Harvard Law School J.D., cum laude, 1999
- University of Chicago Ph.D., Chemistry, 1996
- University of Chicago M.S., Chemistry, 1993
- Brown University B.S., Chemistry, magna cum laude, 1991
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, Hon. Glenn L. Archer
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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