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Mintz Life Sciences Practice Boosted By Addition Of IP Litigator

NEW YORK – Mintz continues to enhance its market-leading Life Sciences practice with the addition of Intellectual Property litigator Vanessa Yen.

“Vanessa is a highly sought-after litigator who continues to add depth to our market-leading life sciences practice. Her bio-pharma relationships and her experience litigating large-scale and complex IP disputes align perfectly with our existing network and capabilities,” said Managing Member Bob Bodian. “We are excited to welcome Vanessa and continue to bring best-in-class service to our life sciences clients.” 

Vanessa is a trial lawyer and strategist who achieves successful results in high-stakes business and IP litigations for clients in the technology, life sciences, pharmaceutical, and chemical sectors.  Her practice encompasses complex patent litigations and disputes, Hatch-Waxman and biosimilar matters, IPRs, licensing controversies and arbitrations, strategic IP assessment and IP counseling. 

Vanessa handles patent trials before US district courts, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. She has also been Counsel of Record when submitting amicus briefs to the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of world-leading academic research institutions. 

With significant experience and success representing clients for their blockbuster products worth multibillion-dollars in sales, Vanessa's cases have spanned across a wide range of technologies, including cancer treatments, gene therapies, HIV/AIDS, cosmetic and dermatologic conditions, fem-tech (technologies for women's health), prostate disorders, molecular cloning, musculoskeletal disorders, autoimmune and neurological disorders, wi-fi photo frames, and printing technology.

Vanessa joins from King & Spalding where she was an IP Partner and co-led the firm’s Asian Affinity Group. She is additionally an active member of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Mintz creates breakthrough legal strategies that help clients solve problems and forge ahead. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We help clients comply with evolving regulations and compete in emerging markets. The firm has incredible depth of experience in the sectors driving innovation and growth including life sciences, private equity, energy & sustainability, and technology. Mintz is recognized as a litigation powerhouse.