Elizabeth Gardner focuses her practice in all phases of litigation involving patented technology in the chemical, materials, pharmaceutical, electrical, medical products, and medical diagnostics industries. She has represented clients in numerous bench trials, jury trials, pre-trial proceedings in both Federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, and in appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Gardner's experience also includes patent interference practice, patent prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and a variety of other patent-related matters, including licensing and transfer of intellectual property rights, as well as client counseling and opinion work regarding patentability, validity, and infringement. In 2014, Ms. Gardner was recognized as a New York "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property

Representative Experience

  • Barnes & Noble and Inventec in In the matter of Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices (ITC)
  • Medtronic v. Blackstone Medical, Inc. (D. Mass)
  • Institut Pasteur v. Simon (E.D.P.A.)
  • Infineum v. Afton Chemical Corp. (D. Del.)
  • Savient and Organon v. Duramed and Barr (D. N.J.)
  • Boston Scientific Scimed v. Cordis Corporation (D. Del.)
  • Inverness v. Princeton BioMeditech Corporation (D. N.J.)
  • Abbott Labs v. Inverness and Princeton BioMeditech (D. Mass)
  • Sony Electronics v. Soundview (D. Conn)
  • Smiths Industries v. Vital Signs (N.D. Ill.)
Representative Matters
  • Barnes & Noble and Inventec in In the matter of Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices (ITC)
  • Medtronic v. Blackstone Medical, Inc. (D. Mass)
  • Infineum v. Afton Chemical Corp. (D. Del.)
  • Savient and Organon v. Duramed and Barr (D. N.J.)
  • Inverness v. Princeton BioMeditech Corporation (D. N.J.)
  • Abbott Labs v. Inverness and Princeton BioMeditech (D. Mass)
  • Sony Electronics v. Soundview (D. Conn)
  • Smiths Industries v. Vital Signs (N.D. Ill.)
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Organizations
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association