Frank J. West is an Of Counsel attorney in the firm's Litigation, ITC Litigation, Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices, and Patent Interferences practice groups, representing a wide range of U.S. and foreign companies, their affiliates and subsidiaries. His practice includes district court litigations, including abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) cases, Federal Circuit appeals and 337 actions before the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Mr. West has extensive experience litigating patent disputes in the federal district courts across a broad spectrum of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, hard disks, wireless communication devices, paper products, cosmetics and coated glass. He is especially skilled at handling Hatch-Waxman cases involving pharmaceuticals, explaining complex concepts in court, and handling expert witness preparation and testimony.
Mr. West is a Certified Licensing Professional and also drafts and negotiates contractual agreements on behalf of clients. He further conducts due diligence reviews and advises his clients in devising best practices to protect their intellectual property, including lifecycle management of products and related intellectual property.