Thomas A. Rammer, II focuses on patent litigation. His practice centers on Hatch-Waxman litigation, with experience with pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, and electronics.
Tom performs all phases of litigation from discovery and jury selection through substantive motion and closing arguments. A conscientious and compelling litigator, he has served as second chair and is particularly skilled in finding, investigating, and preparing expert witnesses.
Tom has extensive drafting experience as well, including pleadings, dispositive motions, pretrial orders and motions, post-trial briefs and findings of fact, petitions for inter partes review, Supreme Court amicus briefs, and numerous appellate briefs.
Known for his thorough counsel and his friendly demeanor, Tom also advises clients on patent landscapes and current trends in developing case law.
- Successfully represented Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC in obtaining a rare preliminary injunction in federal district court. The injunction barred our client’s competitor from launching a generic version of its patented formulation of levothyroxine, an injectable thyroid hormone. The District Court for the District of New Jersey granted the injunction on the basis that our client was likely to win its patent lawsuit against its competitor.
- Represented a major generic pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman litigation that found the patent-in-suit invalid as obvious. Litigated successfully through appeal, and pursued recovery on injunction bonds.
- Obtained a final judgment of invalidity on six patents for major pharmaceutical company client, including multiple successful motions dismissing closely related patents.
- Won a $2.1 million judgment for a semiconductor company client in a jury trial in the Eastern District of Texas on a patent infringement claim.
- DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2008
- University of Chicago, M.S., 2001
- University of St. Thomas, B.A., Chemistry, B.S., Physics, 2000
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- American Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
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