Topic: Anatomy of an IPR Trial
Speakers:  Andrea Reister, Covington and Burling LLP


Andrea Reister, Partner

Andrea Reister, Partner
Covington & Burling, LLP

Andrea G. Reister, Partner Convington & Burling, LLP

Clients seek Andrea Reister for their most important patent office matters.  She has preserved and secured hundreds of millions of dollars of value in post-issuance proceedings, patent prosecution and portfolio management, and in transactional due diligence.  Her clients routinely cite the span of her technical expertise, her ability to work under demanding deadlines, and her ability to win for them before the PTO, in district court jury trials, in Hatch-Waxman ANDA litigation, and in ITC proceedings.

Ms. Reister briefs and argues appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), and leads post-issuance proceedings in the PTO, often in conjunction with multi-party district court litigation.  She achieves highly successful outcomes for her clients in computer and communications technologies, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), wireless and ADSL; computer virus protection; cell phone messaging; pharmaceutical formulations and vaccines; and medical devices.

Ms. Reister chairs the firm’s Patent Reexamination, Prosecution, and Advisory Practice.  Her clients routinely seek her counsel on Hatch-Waxman pre-litigation audits, worldwide portfolio development and management, including strategic advice for offensive and defensive patent procurement, and for competitor landscape evaluation.