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Steven J. Moore

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Stamford
Phone: (203) 351-8020
Fax: (203) 327-2669
Steven Moore is a partner in the firm's Stamford office. He focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, and copyright; patent and trademark preparation and prosecution; intellectual property counseling and due diligence; and the rendering of intellectual property opinions.

Mr. Moore concentrates in chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent law. He has particular experience in the chemical and biochemical arena, having represented numerous major chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and research universities.
Representative Experience
Tafas v. USPTO and Jon Dudas, Civil Action No. 1:07cv846 (E.D. VA)
Chief lead litigation counsel and architect of case against the USPTO on behalf of his client, Dr. Triantafyllos Tafas, in Tafas v. USPTO and Jon Dudas. Represented plaintiff in a patent dispute relating to new USPTO regulations limiting the number of patent claims and continuations in a patent application. Successfully obtained summary judgment permanently enjoining and invalidating the USPTO rules. Argued case in front of Federal Circuit. Mr. Moore was interviewed twice by Intellectual Property LAWCAST regarding Tafas v. USPTO April 2008 interview and September 2007 interview.

Abbott v. Zydus, Civil Action No. 3:07-CV-05821 (D.N.J. 2008)
Representing defendant in a Hatch-Waxman case to produce generic version of Depakote E.R. Represented plaintiff in a copyright infringement case.

Monec v. Hewlett Packard, Civil Action No. 2:2008-cv-00153 (E.D. Va.)
Representing plaintiff in an action against Hewlett-Packard involving computer hardware.

Zydus v. Taro, Index No. 08-27640
Representing plaintiff in a contract dispute with Taro Pharmaceuticals.

Bayer v. Sandoz, Civil Action No. 2:08-cv-00995 (Nev.)
Representing defendant in a Hatch-Waxman action brought by Bayer on a single active oral contraceptive drug.

Bayer v. Sandoz, Civil Action No. 08-cv-8112 (S.D.N.Y.)
Representing defendant in an action brought by Bayer on dual active oral contraceptive pharmaceutical.

Zydus v. Teva, Civil Action No. 1:2008-cv-01071 (E.D. Va.)
Representing plaintiff in an antitrust action against Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Teva v. Zydus, Civil Action No. 3:07-CV-05574 (D.N.J. 2007)
Representing defendant in a patent infringement case pertaining to a generic version of a pharmaceutical drug.

Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals v. Zydus, Civil Action No. 2:07-CV-178 (E.D. Va. 2007)
Representing defendant in a patent infringement case involving process for formulating a drug.

Eli Lilly and Company v. Zydus, Civil Action No. 2:07-CV-3770 (D.N.J. 2007)
Represented defendant in a Hatch-Waxman case involving Strattera. Achieved favorable settlement.

Cordell v. Smithkline Beecham, et al., September Term, 2007, No. 002978 (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas)
Representing defendant Zydus, Inc. in a pharmaceutical drug liability case.

Winning Edge Designs, LLC v. Toys by Daphne, Inc., Civil Action No. 07-cv-00885 (D. Conn, 2007)
Represented plaintiff in a copyright infringement case. Achieved favorable settlement.

Nemoto & Co., Ltd., et al. v. Suma Industries, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 06-cv-2034 (S.D.N.Y. 2006)
Represented defendant in a patent infringement case pertaining to a phosphor and preparation process. Achieved favorable settlement.

Playtex v. Great Notions, Civil Action No. 03-CIV-6758 (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented plaintiff in a trade secret and unfair competition case involving a diaper disposal system.

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. v. Cadila Healthcare, Civil Action No. BER-L-10473 (Sup. Ct. N.J.)
Represented defendant in an inventorship dispute related to a novel cholesterol lowering drug.

Playtex Products, Inc. v. Luv'n Care Ltd., Civil Action No.3:01-CV-522 (D. Conn)
Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement case involving an infant feeding system.

Jeneric/Pentron Inc. v. Jancar, Civil Action No. 3:99-CV-755 (D. Conn)
Represented plaintiff in a theft of trade secrets case related to a dental composition.

Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co. v. Danbury Pharmacal, Inc., Civil Action No. 97 Civ. 3403 (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented defendant in a brand name/generic drug patent infringement case.

NovoNordisk v. Scripps Clinic, EPO Opposition - Bulletin 1997/38
Participated in strategy and settlement of opposition as in-house counsel.

ID Biomedical Corporation v. TM Technologies, Civil Action No. 13269 (Del. Ch.)
Represented plaintiff in a theft of trade secrets case involving polymerase chain reaction technology.

TriStrata Technology v. Neoteric Cosmetics, Civil Action No. 1:96-CV-227 (D. Del)
Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement suit pertaining to anti-wrinkle technology.

Alnor Instrument Company v. Dwyer Instruments, Inc., Civil Action No. 93C3705 (N.D. Ill.)
Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement dispute related to an air flow monitor.

Boots Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. American Cyanamid Company, Civil Action No. 93-CV-0597 (S.D.N.Y)
Represented defendant in a drug false advertising suit.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Danbury Pharmacal, Inc., Civil Action No. 92-CV-6838 (S.D.N.Y)
Represented plaintiff in a brand name/generic drug patent infringement case.

Allied Signal, Inc. v. Elf Atochem NA, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:93-CV-4945 (D.N.J.)
Represented plaintiff in a case involving infringement of a patent related to refrigerants. Resolved in arbitration.

Glaxo Inc. v. Novopharm Ltd., Civil Action No. 94-1026 (E.D.N.C.)
Represented plaintiff in a brand name/generic drug patent infringement case.

Glaxo Inc. v. Genpharm Pharmaceutical Inc., Civil Action No. 91-222Civ5 (E.D.N.C.)
Represented plaintiff in a brand name/generic drug patent infringement case.

Environetics, Inc. v. Millipore Corporation, Civil Action No. 292-CV-0825 (D. Conn)
Represented plaintiff in a biotechnology patent infringement case involving a biological testing kit.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute v. Johnson & Johnson, Civil Action No. 88-0318-N (D. Mass.)
Represented defendant in a biotechnology patent infringement case involving monoclonal antibodies.
Memberships & Associations
American Intellectual Property Association

New York Intellectual Property Association

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

Westchester/Fairfield County Corporate Counsel Association, Intellectual Property Committee, Co-Chair
Pro Bono
File and prosecute several patent applications for needy individuals.
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