Our Intellectual Property Litigation practice received this prestigious award for securing a number of successes over the past year “on all fronts across the spectrum of IP disputes and jurisdictions from coast to coast."
Rachel Blitzer helps clients litigate technically complex cases relating to trade secrets, patent infringement, breach of contract, and antitrust.
Ms. Blitzer’s litigation experience spans a broad range of technologies, including:
- Software applications
- Financial products
- Industrial machinery
- Medical devices
- Chemical products
Ms. Blitzer's extensive trial experience and technical facility allow her to advance her clients’ interests in their most sensitive matters.
She has successfully defended clients in a full spectrum of patent cases, including those involving weather-detection software and cybersecurity patent infringements. She also has particular experience in Hatch-Waxman litigations, regularly representing brand-name and generic pharmaceutical companies across matters’ entire life cycle, including in post-settlement antitrust actions.
Ms. Blitzer has also advised clients in contract actions and corporate matters involving technology, including RFID technology, software patents, terahertz systems, synthetic super-materials, multivitamins, and ATM anti-theft systems.
Additionally, Ms. Blitzer maintains an active pro bono practice, which includes political asylum petitions, immigration appeals, Violence Against Women Act self-petitions, unemployment insurance representations, will drafting and end-of-life planning, patent prosecution and counseling for small entities, and case reviews for The Innocence Project. She has also served on the New York State Permanent Commission on Sentencing.