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Constance S. Huttner

Constance S. Huttner

Budd Larner P.C.

Short Hills, NJ, USA

Connie Huttner 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.


  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1992


  • Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area, New York Times Magazine, 2012
  • New York Area’s Best Lawyers, TheBest Lawyers in America®, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America® in Patent Law 2012 and 2014, 2015

Professional Activities

  • Co-chair: Practising Law Institute Patent Litigation Seminar
  • Member: American Intellectual Property Law Association; New York Intellectual Property Law Association


  • “What Should Defendants Do To Avoid A Finding Of Willful Infringement In The Post-Seagate Era?,” June 17, 2008
  • “In re Seagate Technology, LLC: The Federal Circuit Reevaluates the Standards for Proving Willful Patent Infringement, and the Scope of Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege Resulting from Reliance on Advice of Counsel,” September 6, 2007
  • “Markman Practice, Procedures and Tactics,” Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, 2000

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