Nina Shreve

Nina Shreve


Partner, New York

Nina Shreve has extensive experience in all aspects of trademark law, including litigation, prosecution, client counseling, opinion work, due diligence investigations and other transactional matters. She is also active in the firm’s patent litigation practice focusing particularly on litigation in the pharmaceutical area and has represented clients in patent and trademark matters in diverse industries, including computers and electronics, consumer healthcare products, industrial machinery and building products.

Nina is the Chair of the firm's Professional Development Committee and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Case Highlight
Ralph Lauren Corp., et al. v. United States Polo Assoc., Inc., USPA Properties Inc., and Arvind Ltd.
S.D.N.Y. (2014)

Successfully obtained dismissal of complaint for client Arvind Ltd. brought by Ralph Lauren Corp. (“RLC”) alleging breach of a trademark litigation settlement agreement. The settlement agreement at issue was signed by Ralph Lauren and Arvind’s licensor, United States Polo Association (“USPA”), in 2003 and related to USPA’s ability to use Polo themed trademarks.
Representative Matters
  • Merck against six Canadian internet pharmacies on a patent relating to Merck's cholesterol lowering medication ZOCOR®, and alleging trademark infringement, dilution and unfair competition.
  • Novartis against Watson Pharmaceuticals and Sun Pharmaceuticals on a patent relating to EXELON®, a leading Alzheimer’s disease treatment. 
  • Novartis against Apotex on a patent relating to Novartis' MIACALCIN® calcitonin nasal spray product for osteoporosis. 
  • Novartis against Teva Pharmaceuticals on a patent relating to Novartis’ antiviral herpes medication FAMVIR®.
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