Julie is a dedicated resource for summer associates and associates who want to sharpen their legal writing skills. She works one-on-one with lawyers and teaches workshops that address common writing challenges. In Chambers Associate, our associates called Julie "an invaluable asset to the firm."
Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded Schiff Hardin its 2015 Gold Standard in Recognition of Integration of Women in the Firm for the 3rd straight year. Schiff Hardin was one of only eight firms in the nation to earn a perfect score.
Imron T. Aly is a trial lawyer who serves as lead counsel for clients on dozens of matters, and has first-chaired more than 10 trials. Imron is co-leader of Schiff Hardin’s Intellectual Property Group and co-chair of the firm's Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars patent litigation team. His practice is focused on patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. He has litigated and tried patent infringement and trade secret matters related to pharmaceuticals, medical implants and devices, DNA arrays, mechanical production assemblies, computer business methods, and financial trading systems. Clients and leading industry publications describe Imron as a prepared courtroom advocate whose “tenacity sets him apart,” who “stands out for his pure advocacy skills,” and “is an untiring advocate for his clients’ cause.”
Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Imron was an intellectual property partner in the Chicago office of an international law firm.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held, in its first case interpreting the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009, Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc.
Schiff Hardin Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has been recognized as a leading patent litigator in Illinois in the 2017 IAM Patent 1000 guide, based on outstanding feedback from peers and clients.
Schiff Hardin LLP has been recognized as one of the top law firms defending Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation in the 2017 Hatch-Waxman/ANDA Litigation Report compiled by legal data analytics firm Lex Machina.
World Intellectual Property Review
Schiff Hardin LLP today announced the addition of Kevin M. Nelson as a partner in its rapidly growing Intellectual Property Group.
The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a challenge to the current interpretation of the venue statute in patent infringement cases.
Thirty-nine Schiff Hardin attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Imron has represented indigent clients in trademark and copyright, contract dispute, landlord-tenant, prisoner rights, and elder abuse matters.
Managing Intellectual Property
IAM Patent 1000
BTI Power Ranking
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine
Globe Business Media Group's The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2014, 2015)
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)
Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation (2013, 2014)
Shortly after approving the first biosimilar under the abbreviated approval pathway created by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (“BPCIA”), the FDA has recently issued 3 final guidances regarding biosimilars. Biological products, or “biologics,” are pharmaceutical products created from biological sources. Unlike chemically synthesized pharmaceuticals, biologics are isolated from natural sources, and...… Continue Reading
Schiff Hardin’s pharma and life sciences patent litigation team, led by partner Imron T. Aly, recently secured a preliminary injunction in federal court. Representing generic drug manufacturer Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, our team convinced the judge to bar our client’s competitor from launching a generic version of levothyroxine, our client’s patented treatment formulation.