Huiya Wu has practiced intellectual property law for over a decade and her practice focuses on patent and related litigation. She has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants before numerous federal district courts, as well as in state court. She has also practiced before the US International Trade Commission (ITC). Ms. Wu has handled all phases of US patent litigation, including pre-trial investigation, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate practice. She has also coordinated activities on large multi-defendant litigations and supported foreign patent litigation and related proceedings. Ms. Wu represents clients in a wide range of business fields, has litigated patents in a variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, fungicides, analytical devices, medical devices, automotive parts, roofing products, and internet business methods, and has particular expertise in generic drug “ANDA” litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Ms. Wu is fluent in Mandarin and is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. Ms. Wu has been actively involved in pro bono work, and is a recipient of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Thurgood Marshall Award. She has also spoken at numerous legal seminars and has appeared on panel presentations sponsored by various organizations; most recently, she spoke at MCCA's 12th Annual Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference.

 

representative matters
  • Reckitt Benckiser Inc., et al. v. Tris Pharma, Inc. et al. (D.N.J.)—serving as second-chair counsel in pending patent infringement and trade secret case for Tris Pharma in which the court granted Tris Pharma’s motion for summary judgment of no infringement.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH et al. v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA (D.N.J.)—served as second-chair counsel at 2011 trial in a pending patent infringement case involving a generic drug product for treating hypertension.
  • UCB Manufacturing, Inc. v. Tris Pharma, Inc. et al. (New Jersey state court)—served as second-chair counsel at 2010 hearing for Tris Pharma in pending trade secret case in which the court denied UCB's motion for a preliminary injunction and subsequently granted summary judgment in favor of Tris Pharma on UCB's trade secret claims.
  • AstraZeneca AB et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals et al. (D.N.J.)—served as second-chair counsel for Teva in multi-defendant patent infringement case on a generic drug product for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, which settled.
  • Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Pharmaceuticals et al. (D.N.J.)—co-lead counsel for Teva in multi-defendant patent infringement case on a generic drug product for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which settled.
  • Applied Interact, LLC v. Continental Airlines, Inc. et al. (E.D.Va.)—represented Applied Interact in patent infringement case on internet business methods, which settled after a favorable claim construction ruling.
  • Troy Technology Corp. v. ISP Technologies, Inc. (D.N.J.)—represented ISP in patent infringement case on fungicides, which settled.
  • CertainTeed Corporation v. Building Materials Corporation of America d/b/a G.A.F. Materials Corp. (E.D.Pa.)—represented GAF in patent infringement case on roofing products, which settled.
  • Applera Corp. et al. v. Thermo Electron Corp. (D. Del.)—represented Applera in patent infringement case on mass spectrometers and DNA analyzers, which settled.
  • Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Pharmaceuticals (S.D. Ind.)—represented Teva at trial and on appeal in patent infringement case on a generic drug product for treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
  • Applied Biosystems et al. v. Micromass UK Ltd. et al. (D. Del.)—represented Applied Biosystems at trial and on appeal in patent infringement case on mass
bar and court admissions
  • New York
  • Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York