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Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D.

Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D.

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Washington, DC, USA


Dr. Ellison is a Director in the Biotech/Chemical and Litigation Practice Groups. Over the course of her 23-year career, Dr. Ellison has gained extensive experience in inter partes patent matters, building on a strong foundation in patent prosecution. Dr. Ellison’s experience includes representing clients in over 60 inter partes review proceedings, more than 15 patent interferences, and in various patent reexaminations and district court litigations. Dr. Ellison's practice also includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications; evaluating patent portfolios, e.g., for due diligence analyses, invalidity, non-infringement, or freedom-to-operate; counseling clients on intellectual property strategy, including Hatch-Waxman issues; and resolving inventorship disputes. Dr. Ellison represents a variety of types of clients, including large multinational corporations, start-up companies, and not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Ellison has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the life sciences, and she has served as an expert witness on patent matters. The National Law Journal recognized her as one of its "Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers." Law360named her an "MVP in Life Sciences" in 2015. Managing Intellectual Property nominated her for its "PTAB Litigator of the Year" award, and it has named her an "IP Star" in 2017 for the fifth year in a row, while also including her in their "Top 250 Women in IP." LMG Life Sciencesnominated her for its "Patent Prosecutor of the Year" award as well as "PTAB Litigator of the Year" in 2016, and it has named her a "Life Sciences Star" three times. In 2016, Profiles in Diversity Journal listed her among "Women Worth Watching." In 2016, IAM Patent 1000 named her as one of the world's leading patent professionals and "highly recommended" for post-grant and procedures and litigation. Dr. Ellison has often been quoted in publications such as IPLaw360 and The Washington Post for her analyses of developments in patent law.

Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment The Article I Trial Court: Mechanics – Discovery, Motion Practice & Amendment - USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017, Wednesday, September 27, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Article I Trial Court: Mechanics – Discovery, Motion Practice & Amendment - The Article I Trial Court: Mechanics – Discovery, Motion Practice & Amendment, Wednesday, September 27, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Article I Trial Court: Mechanics – Discovery, Motion Practice & Amendment - The Article I Trial Court: Mechanics – Discovery, Motion Practice & Amendment, Wednesday, September 27, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017, Wednesday, October 04, 2017, New York, NY
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