Collin J.Kurtenbach

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4086

Collin Kurtenbach serves clients with the litigation and transactional aspects of intellectual property law. His litigation practice focuses on representing clients in asserting and defending their intellectual property rights. The majority of his work deals with patent law, but he also has experience with trade secrets and trademarks. In the patent arena, Collin emphasizes his bioengineering background to assist clients in complex Hatch-Waxman litigation and lawsuits related to various types of medical devices.

Collin also counsels clients in the transfer and protection of their intellectual property. His practice spans an array of subject matters encompassing patent, trademark, and copyright in the United States and abroad. He has worked with a wide range of clients in various industries such as medical devices, oil and gas, and agrochemistry.

Prior to attending law school, Collin worked in the research and development and in the intellectual property departments of Cardinal Health. During this time he assisted in the design, development, and legal protection of medical devices. He also supported the company in its mergers and acquisition work by validating and onboarding certain intellectual property.

Experience

  • Newell Brands sells The United States Playing Card Company to Cartamundi GroupJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of The United States Playing Card Company ("USPC") to Cartamundi Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of playing cards and board games.
  • Huawei defends patent litigation relating to smartphone patentsJones Day represented Huawei Device USA Inc. in patent litigation brought by American Patents, LLC in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Celgene asserts its POMALYST® patents against multiple generic companies under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against multiple pharmaceutical companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.; Apotex, Inc.; Hetero Labs Limited; Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.; Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.; and Natco Pharma Limited in several Hatch-Waxman litigation matters involving their proposed generic versions of POMALYST®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma.
  • 3D Systems defends antitrust lawsuit brought by KLS Martin against Medical ModelingJones Day defended a lawsuit brought by KLS Martin, Inc. against Medical Modeling, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3D Systems, Inc., for violations of the Florida antitrust act and other laws.
  • Celgene successfully blocks PTAB institution of IPR involving REVLIMID®Jones Day represented Celgene Corporation in successfully blocking institution of inter partes review ("IPR") of a patent covering the use of Celgene's REVLIMID® brand drug to treat multiple myeloma.
  • Celgene successfully blocks institution of inter partes review on three patents listed in the Orange Book for its blockbuster REVLIMID® productJones Day represented Celgene Corporation in successfully blocking institution of inter partes review ("IPR") of three patents covering the use of Celgene's REVLIMID® brand drug to treat myelodysplastic syndrome (“MDS”).
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • Celgene asserts its REVLIMID® patents against Apotex Inc. under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against Apotex Inc. in a Hatch-Waxman litigation matter involving Apotex’s proposed generic versions of REVLIMID®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma and other cancers.
  • Celgene asserts its REVLIMID® patents against Sun Pharma under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against Sun Pharma Global FZE, Sun Pharma Global Inc., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in a Hatch-Waxman litigation matter involving Sun’s proposed generic versions of REVLIMID®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma and other cancers.
  • Celgene enforces its REVLIMID® patents against Lotus Pharmaceutical under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. in Hatch-Waxman litigations involving proposed generic versions of REVLIMID®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma and other cancers.
  • J.F. Lehman sells National Response Corporation and Sprint Energy Services to Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IIIJones Day advised long standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sectors, in connection with (i) the sale of all its membership interests in NRC Group Holdings, LLC, formed earlier this year through the combination of JFLCO portfolio companies National Response Corporation and Sprint Energy Services, to Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III, and (ii) the related refinancing of the credit facilities of such portfolio companies.
  • HD Supply completes $750 million offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented HD Supply, Inc., one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, in connection with its issuance of $750 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2026 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • Marathon Petroleum acquires Andeavor in deal valued at $23.3 billionJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV) to create a leading U.S. refining, marketing, and midstream company.
  • Celgene asserts its REVLIMID® patents against Cipla under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against Cipla Limited in Hatch-Waxman litigation matters involving Cipla’s proposed generic versions of REVLIMID®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma and other cancers.
  • Connell Limited Partnership sells Anchor Danly and AWC Manufacturing to Hidden Harbor Capital PartnersJones Day represented Connell Limited Partnership in connection with its sale of Anchor Danly and AWC Manufacturing, manufacturers and distributors of industrial tooling and metal fabrication services to tool and mold companies, to Hidden Harbor Capital Partners.
  • Celgene asserts its REVLIMID® patents against Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories under Hatch-Waxman ActJones Day is representing Celgene Corporation as a plaintiff to enforce its patents against Dr. Reddy's Laboratories in several Hatch-Waxman litigation matters involving DRL's proposed generic versions of REVLIMID®, which is prescribed for treating multiple myeloma and other cancers.
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