John J.Normile

Partner

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John Normile is a leading Hatch-Waxman patent litigator who has 30 years experience representing innovative pharmaceutical companies. He also has represented various plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property cases involving diverse technologies. Among the clients for whom he has worked are Bic, Fenwal, King Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Purdue Pharma L.P., and Schweitzer-Mauduit.

John has acted as trial counsel before several of the federal district and appellate courts including the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has represented pharmaceutical companies in the enforcement of patents concerning blockbuster drugs including OxyContin®, Butrans®, Hysingla®, Skelaxin®, Buspar®, and MitomycinC®. John also has experience representing clients as lead counsel in USPTO post-grant proceedings. These representations have involved at least 50 district court actions and various appearances in the USPTO and the Federal Circuit. John is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, where he has taught a course in patent litigation for the past 20 years.

His clients have consistently praised his approach to Hatch-Waxman cases: "John is brilliant at creating and executing great litigation strategies. He makes complicated matters simple and takes a comprehensive approach that goes beyond patent law to accomplish the goals of his clients. He's one of the best litigators for complex pharmaceutical matters." (IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals (2018)).

John is a member of the President's Council and the Parent Leadership Council at Fordham University, the Fordham Law School Alumni Association, the Feerick Institute of Social Justice, and the New York Archdiocese Inner-City Scholarship Fund.

Experience

  • Xiaomi obtains complete dismissal in patent infringement action based on jurisdictional groundsJones Day successfully represented Xiaomi Inc. in a patent infringement case where the plaintiff asserted that Xiaomi infringed four patents relating to devices for controlling smartphone functions.
  • Purdue Pharma asserts patent infringement claims under Hatch-Waxman Act related to OxyContin® against IntellipharmaceuticsJones Day is representing Purdue Pharma L.P. in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action against defendants, relating to the defendants' submission of a Section 505(b)(2) New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of an extended-release oxycodone formulation.
  • Purdue Pharma successfully resolves Hatch-Waxman patent infringement claims against Ascent related to OxyContin®Jones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in related Hatch-Waxman patent infringement actions against defendant Ascent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., pertaining to the submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of a generic version of OxyContin®.
  • Celgene to be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb for approx. $74 billionJones Day advised Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) in connection with the intellectual property and technology transactions aspects of its cash-and-stock merger with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) which has an equity value of approximately $74 billion.
  • Purdue Pharma successfully moves for additional discovery regarding real-party-in-interest, leading to termination of IPRs before institutionJones Day defended patent owner, Purdue Pharma L.P., in connection with two inter partes review (IPR) petitions brought by the petitioner, Kashiv Pharma, LLC, against U.S. Patent Nos. 9,492,392 and 9,492,393.
  • Purdue Pharma successfully resolves Hatch-Waxman patent infringement claims against Epic Pharma related to OxyContin®Jones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in related Hatch-Waxman patent infringement actions against defendants Epic Pharma, LLC and PuraCap Pharmaceutical LLC, pertaining to the submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of a generic version of OxyContin®.
  • Purdue Pharma successfully resolves Hatch-Waxman patent infringement claims against Amneal and Kashiv related to OxyContin®Jones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in related Hatch-Waxman patent infringement actions against defendants Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Kashiv Pharma, LLC, pertaining to the submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of generic versions of OxyContin®, a widely prescribed treatment for pain relief.
  • Purdue Pharma asserts patent infringement claims under Hatch-Waxman Act related to OxyContin® against AbhaiJones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action against the defendant, Abhai LLC's, submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of generic versions of OxyContin®, a widely prescribed drug for pain relief.
  • Purdue Parma obtains discovery for Canadian patent proceedingsJones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in a Section 1782 discovery action to obtain discovery for use in Canadian proceedings brought to enforce Purdue's patents covering OxyContin®, a widely prescribed treatment for pain relief.
  • Purdue Pharma asserts patent infringement claims under Hatch-Waxman Act related to OxyContin® against MylanJones Day successfully represented Purdue Pharma L.P. in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action against defendants, relating to the defendants' submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of generic versions of OxyContin®, a widely prescribed treatment for pain relief.
  • Purdue Pharma successfully resolves Hatch-Waxman claims against companies seeking to make generic version of transdermal patch Butrans®Jones Day client Purdue Pharma L.P. successfully resolved a patent infringement action it brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act against two companies that sought FDA approval to market a generic version of Purdue's Butrans® product prior to the expiration of certain patents owned by Purdue.
  • Purdue Pharma asserts patent infringement claims under Hatch-Waxman Act related to OxyContin® against KVK-Tech and AbhaiJones Day is representing Purdue Pharma L.P. in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action against defendants, relating to the defendants' submission of an Abbreviated New Drug Application to the FDA seeking approval of generic versions of OxyContin®, a widely prescribed treatment for pain relief.
  • Purdue Pharma pursues patent infringement suit involving OxyContin(R) against generic drug maker TevaJones Day represents Purdue Pharma L.P., The P.F. Laboratories, Inc., and Purdue Pharmaceuticals L.P. in a Hatch-Waxman Act patent infringement litigation matter relating to Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.'s attempt to market a generic version of Purdue's controlled-release OxyContin(R) pain relief medication.
  • Purdue Pharma defends against claims of patent infringementJones Day represents Purdue Pharma L.P., The P.F. Laboratories, Inc., and Purdue Pharmaceuticals L.P. in a patent infringement litigation brought by plaintiff Depomed, Inc., based on Purdue's manufacture and sale of its own patented controlled-release OxyContin(R) pain relief medication.
  • Fenwal obtains reversal of $18M jury verdictJones Day successfully defended Fenwal, Inc. and Baxter Healthcare Corp. in a patent infringement action and appeal against Haemonetics Corporation involving a compact centrifuge device.
  • BIC USA and Societe BIC file patent infringement action over child-safe disposable lightersJones Day represented BIC USA Inc. and Societe BIC in a patent infringement action involving child-safe disposable lighters.
  • Fenwal and Baxter prevail in Federal Circuit ruling in blood centrifuge patent disputeOn June 2, 2010, a unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned an $18 million patent-infringement judgment that had been entered against Jones Day clients Fenwal Inc. and Baxter Healthcare Corp.
  • Purdue Pharma pursues patent infringement charges against generic-drug maker over oxycodone formulationsJones Day provided ongoing representation of various Purdue Pharma entities in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals relating to Purdue's patent portfolio on controlled released oxycodone opiod formulations for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.
  • Miltex defends against misappropriation of trade secrets allegations involving sale of dental instrumentsMiltex Inc. was defended by Jones Day in a lawsuit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract involving the development and sale of dental instruments.
  • King Pharmaceuticals files patent infringement suit against Mutual over generic version of Skelaxin®Jones Day represented King Pharmaceuticals in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action against Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. concerning several patents related to Skelaxin®, which is used in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.
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