Chittam U. Thakore

Associate

thakorec@ballardspahr.com
Tel 678.420.9484
Fax 678.420.9301
Atlanta

Chittam U. Thakore counsels clients on patent litigation strategy, including preparing invalidity or non-infringement positions as applicable. She has worked on several Hatch-Waxman litigation matters involving various drug products for pharmaceutical companies. She has a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Judicial Clerkship

Hon. Steve C. Jones, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2011-2014

Professional Activities

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

USPTO Registered Patent Agent

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, patent law, intellectual property litigation, 2018-2020

Publications

"Understanding the BPCIA Litigation Pathway to Avoid Expensive, Incurable Mistakes," IP Watchdog, Nov. 15, 2016

"Courts Answer Key Questions Over the Reach of the BPCIA," IP Watchdog, July 25, 2016

"Halo Removed the Stranglehold of 'Objective Recklessness' on Enhanced Damages for Patent Infringement," client alert, June 15, 2016.

"Reverse-Payments from Brand-Name to Generic Drug Companies: Antitrust Law Violations or Patentee’s Rights?" 43 Law/Technology 1 (2010).

Community Activities

Coach, DeKalb Early College Academy, Georgia Mock Trial Competition (2012-2016)

Board Memberships

Georgia State University IP Advisory Board

Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., May 2010 magna cum laude)
Associate Student Writing Editor, Symposium Editor, Georgia State University Law Review

CALI Awards for Excellence in Research, Writing and Advocacy I, Professional Responsibility, and Genetics and The Law

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, March 2005)

Dissertation: Bidirectional Interactions Between PKC-epsilon and beta-1 Integrins in Human Prostate Cancer Cells

Western Carolina University (M.S., Biology, 1998)

Catawba College (B.A., Biology, 1996)


Georgia