Dianna is a partner in the New York office of Fox Rothschild, and specializes in global patent prosecution, opinions, and agreement work. With a background in biotechnology, chemistry and large-scale drug manufacturing, Dianna understands the development of drugs and medical devices, from early stage research and patenting to FDA-approval, production and marketing. In addition to her experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, Dianna has substantial experience with intellectual property issues in the area of shooting sports as well.
A skilled negotiator and persuasive writer, Dianna has a proven record of obtaining valuable patents, securing patent term extensions and Orange Book listings, and resolving disputes before and during litigation.
Dianna counsels clients on a variety of issues, including post-grant proceedings, licensing (drafting, negotiation and dispute resolution), freedom to operate investigations and assessments of non-infringement, invalidity, patentability and enforceability issues.
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Dianna was the managing partner of the New York office of Merchant & Gould. In her spare time, Dianna raises two boys, studies Arabic, and enjoys theatre productions.