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Betty Ryberg

Vice President, IP Litigation
New York, NY, USA

Betty A. Ryberg joined Novartis in 2008 as Vice President, US IP Litigation for Group Intellectual Property and leads Novartis Corporation’s IP group. Before joining Novartis, she enforced and defended pharmaceutical and biotech patents for major companies as a litigator for Kaye Scholer LLP from 2000 until 2008. At Kaye Scholer, she was instrumental in trial victories concerning a $4 billion hypertensive drug, and a summary judgment victory concerning a $2 billion antifungal. Ms. Ryberg also litigated patent infringement actions for another major New York City law firm. She also did patent and trademark prosecution and litigation at a boutique in Connecticut. Ms. Ryberg earned her Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University in 1994, and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and received awards for her writing skills. She graduated in three years from Auburn University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, earning an award for the highest grades in her mathematics courses, and played on Auburn’s competitive women’s volleyball team. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Ryberg worked as an engineer for 3M and Pitney Bowes for a combined total of twelve years and is an inventor on several important patents for the latter company. She is a member of the Dean’s Council at Quinnipiac University School of Law, and Auburn University’s Alumni Engineering Council where she is an active member of the Research Committee, and is a past President of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association. She is a registered patent attorney and admitted to the bars of D.C., New York, and Connecticut, as well as the Federal Circuit and various other federal district and appellate courts.
Betty Ryberg is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Claim Construction - Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law, Friday, November 17, 2017

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