Life Sciences IP Litigation

Resolve high stakes disputes in the biotech, pharma and medical device sectors

Why Cooley

With a renowned life sciences practice, we play an instrumental role in the growth of many of the industry's most sophisticated companies

Combine technical knowledge with best in class trial advocacy    

Litigators with PhDs and master’s degrees across scientific disciplines

Seamless collaboration with Cooley’s patent prosecutors and life sciences lawyers

Integrated practices that offer deep experience in related areas such as antitrust laws and FDA/regulatory issues

Adept at breaking down complex scientific subject matter to educate and persuade judges and jurors

Decades of experience litigating Hatch-Waxman matters for branded pharmaceutical companies

Complete wins in commercially significant drug ownership and licensing disputes

Advise clients pre-litigation and in anticipation of product launches within the context of regulatory schemes

Leaders in IPR proceedings and strategies; top law firm for PTAB proceedings

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Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year Honoree

LMG Life Sciences, 2022


  • Managing IP: Patent Contentious, PTAB Litigation and Life Sciences "IP Star" 
  • LMG Life Sciences: "Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year" Honoree 
  • Legal 500 US: Patents - Litigation (full coverage) 
  • BTI Consulting: IP Litigation "Standouts" 
  • BTI Consulting: Top Performer in Client Service 
  • The American Lawyer: Law Firm of the Year Finalist 
  • The American Lawyer: Litigation Department of the Year Honorable Mention 
  • Law360: Litigation Powerhouse 
  • Life Sciences Law Firm Index: #1 Life Sciences Patent Firm 
  • The American Lawyer: IP Litigation Department of the Year Finalist 

Capitalizing on lean staffing, Cooley has set itself apart with a recent trio of high-stakes trial victories

The American Lawyer