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 also frequently counsels clients on litigation and non-litigation matters, and conducts pre-suit investigations.  Her work covers a wide range of pharmaceutical and biotechnology products and technologies, including drugs or treatments for numerous different cancers and non-malignant tumors, immunosuppression, HCV, renal disease, Pompe disease, schizophrenia, drug formulations, 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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