April Breyer practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on complex patent and Hatch-Waxman litigation in the chemical and pharmaceutical arts. She has represented clients at the district court and appellate levels, as well as in three of the first inter partes review proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. April’s practice has focused on damages and commercial success aspects of pharmaceutical and biotechnology litigations, including numerous cases involving oncology treatments. She is actively involved in Fitzpatrick’s biosimilars and biologics practice group, and has frequently provided pro bono representation including prosecution of various trademarks, analyzing tax provisions, and representation in social security disability proceedings.
Prior to law school, April worked in the Laboratories of Dr. Catherine Verfaillie at the University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Stamcel Instituut, focusing on diabetes and Parkinson’s disease stem cell research.