Neuroscience specialist and Intellectual Property Of Counsel Kathrine Brandt focuses her practice on patent, trademark, copyright, and anti-trust litigation.
Ms. Brandt’s experience includes counseling clients on patent litigations and inter partes proceedings before USPTO; drafting pleadings, discovery, subpoenas, dispositive motions, and claim construction briefs; and taking inventor and 30(b)(6) depositions. She has advised clients, such as startup companies and the Neurocure department of the Charité, Berlin on patent prosecution and intellectual property portfolios, including drafting provisional applications, scope of patent rights, potential infringement opinions and freedom to operate. Her extensive legal experience also includes reviewing and drafting agreements regarding works for hire, joint ventures, transfer of rights, and purchases.
She has represented clients involved in Walker-Process Fraud; sham litigation; malicious prosecution; Noerr-Pennington immunity; False Claims Act; False Marking; Waiver and Estoppel; Standard Setting Organization participation; Counterfeiting; Cybersquatting; DMCA claims and Contract disputes, and appeals of both District Court and Federal Circuit decisions as well as arbitration decisions.
Outside of intellectual property litigation, Ms. Brandt has also handled employment law matters, where she drafted employment contracts in response to the Defend Trade Secrets Act; advised on products liability and drafted warning labels; Wrote opposition to Motion for attorney’s fees resulting in a 5 million dollar swing in settlement; drafted opposition to arbitration clause for unpaid wages in a dispute.
Stroh et al., “Tracking of systemically administered mononuclear cells in the ischemic brain by high-field magnetic resonance imaging,” NeuroImage, 33(2006)886-897.
Sieland et al., “Magnetic labeling and in vivo tracking of embryonic stem cells: efficacy, biological effects, high-field detection limits and long-term results,” CMR 2005: 9.05
Expert Demonstrator, Panelist and Judge at 2016 Eastern Regional Intellectual Property Law
Speaker, Dept. of Experimental Neurology, Charité, Berlin Germany on IP Protection of Scientific Discoveries in the United States