Sarah Chapin Columbia
Sarah assists clients with matters related to intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets. She is the former head of McDermott’s Intellectual Property Practice and serves on the Management Committee. Sarah is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. She has led several patent infringement and invalidity trials across several jurisdictions, including various federal courts in Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, California, and Texas. Sarah counsels clients on overall intellectual property strategy and positioning, including litigation avoidance. She provides legal services across several industries, including semiconductor, pharma/biotech, internet, hardware and software, medical device and manufacturing companies. Sarah is a member of the faculty of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, where each year she teaches a two-day course focused on U.S. patent litigation.