Christina Schwarz

Christina Schwarz

Partner, New York

Christina Schwarz’s practice focuses on complex patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act and contested proceedings before the United States Patent Office, including inter partes review proceedings and patent interference proceedings. She has experience counseling clients, providing opinions, and working on cases involving a range of pharmaceutical and biotechnology products, including drugs or treatments for immunosuppression, cancers, renal disease, HCV, Pompe disease, schizophrenia, modified dosage forms, drug delivery devices and polymers.

In 2007, Christina served as a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Roger T. Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada.

Case Highlight

Novartis Pharms. Corp. et al. v. West-Ward Pharms. Int’l. Ltd.
(D. Del. 2017)

Christina secured a victory for Novartis in a Hatch-Waxman litigation on patents covering methods of using Novartis’s Afinitor® (everolimus) product to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma and advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. 

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