Sarah Prutzman is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Prutzman focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, and trademark disputes. She has experience litigating in U.S. district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Ms. Prutzman also maintains an active pro bono practice that includes representation of children denied special education services.
Before attending law school, Ms. Prutzman worked in the Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Laboratory at Boston University Medical Center, where she co-authored scientific articles on the neurobiology of sleep and memory.
From 2013-2016, Ms. Prutzman was named to Super Lawyers’ New York-Metro Rising Stars list for intellectual property litigation.
Ms. Prutzman received her J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. She received her B.S. from Brown University. Ms. Prutzman previously volunteered as a law clerk to the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York.
Purdue Pharma L.P., et al. v. Sandoz Inc.(Southern District of New York). Represented Sandoz Inc. in a 12-day bench trial under the Hatch-Waxman Act regarding Sandoz’s generic version of the pain medication OxyContin. Case settled on favorable terms shortly before judgment.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., et al. v. Cinram International Inc., et al. (Southern District of New York). Represented Universal Music Group Manufacturing & Logistics Inc., Entertainment Distribution Company (USA) LLC, and Entertainment Distribution Company LLC in a nine-day jury trial and two two-day bench trials in a patent infringement lawsuit involving compact discs.
Chiesi USA, Inc., et al. v. Sandoz Inc., et al.(District of New Jersey). Represented Sandoz Inc., Sandoz AG, and ACS Dobfar Info SA in patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act involving Sandoz’s generic version of Cardene I.V. Premixed Injection, a medication used for the short-term treatment of high blood pressure. Case settled favorably before trial.
M.H., et al. v. The Mount Vernon City School District, et al.(Southern District of New York). Representing eight students with disabilities in litigation against the Mount Vernon City School District and the New York State Department of Education alleging systemic violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
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