focuses her practice on patent and technical litigation, as well as litigation involving trade secrets, advertising, and licensing disputes. She has handled a variety of patent trials and appeals involving Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) and other pharmaceutical issues, medical devices, software, cosmetics, electronic instruments, coatings, blowing agents and mechanical devices. She also has handled false advertising, and trade secret matters involving English muffins, chewing gum, detergents, food and sporting equipment. Connie has also provided patent opinions and counseling for matters including mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
Education and Professional Background
Admitted to Practice
- Boston College, J.D. magna cum laude, 1980 (Order of the Coif; Boston College Law Review)
- Ohio State University, B.S. in Cellular Immunology, 1977 (Phi Beta Kappa)