Cecilia Sanabria represents clients across all phases of patent litigation and arbitration proceedings in a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, automotive parts, industrial machinery, mobile applications, and computer and other handheld electronics, and consumer goods. Ms. Sanabria brings experience in jury trials in US District Courts as well as hearings before the US International Trade Commission, examining fact and expert witnesses and arguing numerous issues in court ranging from preliminary injunction and evidentiary motions, to claim construction and post-trial issues.
Ms. Sanabria’s practice also includes counseling clients on IP issues in pre-product launch or business acquisitions, as well as advising clients on licensing issues.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Sanabria served as a presenter at various legal workshops on licensing, a co-editor on a weekly publication on IP licensing issues at the Licensing Executive Society, and as an adjunct professor teaching licensing at George Washington University Law School.
Ms. Sanabria leverages her engineering background to help clients navigate:
- Pre-trial, discovery, trial, and post-trial phases of complex patent litigation in federal court
- International Trade Commission (ITC) hearings
- Patent prosecution and US Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, including inter partes reviews
- Licensing and settlement agreements
Ms. Sanabria maintains an active pro bono practice, which includes advising in landlord-tenant, Social Security disability, and criminal matters, often Spanish-speaking clients’ behalf.