Cathy Chin Eng has significant experience working with clients to develop and strengthen patent portfolios and resolve disputes regarding patents and related matters. She has successfully prosecuted numerous patent applications in the fields of pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, medical devices, and chemistry. She also has experience with inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board. In addition, Cathy has extensive experience providing advice to clients regarding third-party patent portfolios and freedom to operate analyses relating to them.
Furthermore, Cathy has litigated patent cases, as well as contract, trade secret, and trade dress matters, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. These cases have involved pharmaceuticals, medical devices, rare earth magnets, diagnostic test kits, dietary supplement products, bicycle locks, golf shoes, and ring laser gyroscopes. These have been before several federal courts, including the district courts for California, Delaware, and Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission. She also has experience with arbitration proceedings.
Cathy is a member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association and the American Bar Association.
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- New York University (J.D. cum laude 1994); The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (B.S. in Chemical Engineering summa cum laude 1989)
- New York and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office