Veronica Ascarrunz

Of Counsel | Washington, D.C.

vascarrunz@mofo.com | (202) 887-8756

vascarrunz@mofo.com
(202) 887-8756

Veronica Ascarrunz is an intellectual property litigator with more than a decade of experience litigating patent, trademark, and trade secret matters in federal courts, at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Veronica’s clients include companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, software, semiconductor, telecommunications, and consumer products technology areas. She has secured successful outcomes for dozens of parties in Section 337 ITC investigations at all stages, from early resolution through trial and appeal. Veronica also has represented clients in patent infringement litigation, Hatch-Waxman litigation, product development license disputes, and USPTO inter partes proceedings.

Veronica serves as the President-Elect of the ITC Trial Lawyers Association and is invited to speak frequently on litigation at the ITC. She served as an Officer of the Giles Sutherland Rich American Inn of Court for many years.

While in law school, Veronica served as an intern for the Honorable Paul Luckern at the International Trade Commission. She was also an intern for the Honorable Richard Linn at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Select Speaking Engagements

  • Co-Chair, 13th Annual Practitioner’s Think-Tank on ITC Litigation and Enforcement, American Conference Institute, and Moderator, “Examining Novel Public Interest Considerations in 337 Investigations,” July 27-28, 2021
  • Chair, International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association Spring Meeting, and Moderator, “Views from the ITC Administrative Law Judges,” May 12, 2021
  • Panelist, “Virtual Litigation at the ITC with a Perspective from a U.S. District Court Judge”, International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, November 12–13, 2020
  • Co-Chair, 12th Annual Practitioner’s Think-Tank on ITC Litigation and Enforcement, American Conference Institute, August 2020
  • “An Overview of Section 337 Investigations Before the U.S. International Trade Commission”, co‑sponsored by the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association and ITC Trial Lawyers Association, September 2019
  • “An Overview of Section 337 Investigations Before the U.S. International Trade Commission”, co‑sponsored by the IP Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and ITC Trial Lawyers Association May 2019
  • “Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation at the ITC: What the Future Holds,” The Knowledge Group, June 7, 2018

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