Jeanna Wacker, P.C. is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She is an experienced trial lawyer and concentrates her practice on patent litigation in the life sciences field. Jeanna has extensive experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical and medical device industries and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of litigation, including trials (bench and jury) and appeal. Jeanna also has experience in inter partes reviews before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Her clients have included some of the largest companies in the life sciences area such as, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Hoffman La-Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Jeanna has established a reputation as a leading litigator in the life sciences field and is regularly invited to speak on hot topics in this area.
Jeanna is also regularly called upon to advise pharmaceutical and biotech companies on intellectual property aspects of corporate merger agreements and product acquisitions.
Jeanna was recognized for Patent Litigation in The Legal 500 U. S. 2018 and was named a New York Super Lawyer in 2019 by Super Lawyers magazine.
Please join patent attorneys Tasha Gerasimow and Jeanna Wacker as they discuss the Safe Harbor Provision as it relates to patent infringement. Tasha and Jeanna will provide answers to the who, what, when, where and why questions related to the...