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Katie Albanese is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's New York office. She is a registered patent agent. Katie focuses her practice on litigating intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, and copyright. Katie’s complex patent litigation experience includes medical devices, ANDA/Hatch Waxman matters, electronics, and a variety of software-based technologies. In addition to litigation, Katie has experience relating to patent prosecution matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, such as drafting and prosecuting patents and handling post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board including inter partes reviews. Katie also has experience before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), having handled investigations under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.  While in law school, Katie externed with the Honorable Richard G. Andrews in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Pop Top Corp. v. Rakuten Kobo Inc. (N.D. Cal.): Counsel for Rakuten Kobo in patent litigation relating to a method of highlighting internet documents. Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement.
  • Sinostar Global Ltd. v. Rakuten Kobo, Inc. (E.D. Tex.). Counsel for Rakuten Kobo in patent litigation relating to electronic book hardware technology.
  • Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd., et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (D. Del.): Counsel for Teva in a fully remote Hatch-Waxman bench trial involving the VELPHORO® patents directed to iron oxy-hydroxide formulations and associated methods for treating hyperphosphatemia.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital v. Aesculap Implant Systems (D. Del.): Counsel for Aesculap in patent suit relating to joint replacement technology.
  • Theallet, et al. v. H&M Hennes and Mauritz, L.P. (S.D.N.Y.):Counsel for H&M in litigation relating to alleged copyright and trade dress infringement.
  • Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (E.D. Tex.): Counsel for Samsung in 3 patent cases alleging infringement of patents concerning TV receivers, wireless communication networks, and anti-theft protection for mobile phones and other devices.
  • Sovereign Peak Ventures, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc.. (E.D. Tex.):  Counsel for LG Electronics in a case involving 7 patents concerning streaming video, WiFi Direct and electronic assistants. 
  • In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices With Optical Filters and Optical Sensor Systems and Components Thereof (ITC): Counsel for Optrontec Inc. in an ITC action brought by Viavi Solutions Inc. involving three patents concerning 3D optical filters and sensors systems used in cellphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Represented an affiliate of Centre Partners in connection with its acquisition of Outdoor Recreation Company of America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of coolers and various drinkware.
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Richard G. Andrews, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2017
  • Patent Professional Intern, IBM, 2017

Recognition & Leadership

  • Winner, Federal Circuit Bar Association, George Hutchinson Writing Competition, 2019
  • Mentor, Leading Youth Through Empowerment (Wilmington, DE), 2020-present
  • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, CHiPS
  • Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 2014-Present
  • Member, American Physical Society, 2009-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, Benjamin Franklin American Inns of Court, 2016-2019
  • Member, New York Intellectual Property Law Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, Croatian-American Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, American MENSA, 2013-Present
    • Scholarship Judge, 2013-Present

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2019
    • Concentration in Intellectual Property Law
    • Nominated, Jan Jancin Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property
    • President, Intellectual Property Society
    • President, Fashion Law Society
  • M.S., Medical Physics, Duke University, 2016
    • Recipient, Director’s Award for Exemplary Service
  • B.A., Physics, New York University, 2013
    • Minor in Mathematics
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Nueva York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Idiomas
  • Español, Conversational