Dr. Roger J. Chin is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. For more than two decades he has handled life science patent disputes and advised on intellectual property strategy in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. He also has experience advising clients on Hatch-Waxman litigation, regulatory exclusivities, and FDA citizen petitions.
Dr. Chin has successfully represented clients in patent cases through preliminary injunction motions, summary judgment, trial, and appeal. He has litigated technology in areas such as chemistry, pharmaceutics, medicine, molecular biology, and genomics. Dr. Chin has been recognized as a Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences and a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney by Super Lawyers.
Dr. Chin received his JD from Yale Law School, his MD from Yale Medical School, and his AB summa cum laude in Chemistry from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of California, the US Courts of Appeal for the Federal and Ninth Circuits, and various US District Courts.