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Background

Mr. Singer, a renowned life sciences industry leader and acclaimed trial attorney, heads the firm’s life sciences litigation practice. Whether working as lead trial counsel for his clients or as part of a trial or litigation team, Mr. Singer handles all aspects of litigation, including leading jury and bench trials, trying cases to administrative and arbitration panels and conducting briefing and arguments before the Courts of Appeals. Mr. Singer is annually named one of the nation’s finest life sciences trial attorneys, and is an expert in proceedings under the Hatch-Waxman Act. His clients consistently praise his innovative and ground-breaking work in cases like Mayo Collaborative Services, et al v. Prometheus Labs, In re Cyclobenzaprine and Allergan v. Barr Labs. In addition to his courtroom work, Mr. Singer teaches life sciences trial and patent practice courses around the country.

Education

J.D., University of Chicago Law School 1992
with honors


A.B., Dartmouth College 1986
Chemistry
Daniel Webster Scholar

Admissions

  • California 1997
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Other Distinctions

Mr. Singer has received numerous awards for his courtroom work, including:

  • Named one of The Recorder’s “Game Changers” (2017)
  • Named a “Life Science Star” by LMG Life Sciences (2012-13, 2017)
  • Named one of California’s “Top Intellectual Property Lawyers” by the Daily Journal (2017)
  • Named one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys by San Diego Metro Magazine (2017)
  • Named in the National Law Journal’s special report “Winning: High Stakes, Significant Victories” (2016)
  • IAM Patent 1000, Intellectual Asset Management (2013, 2016)
  • Best Lawyer® in America for Patent Litigation (2016)
  • “IP Star,” Managing Intellectual Property (2013-2017)
  • Leader in IP litigation, Chambers USA (2007 – 2015)
  • Life Sciences MVP, Law360 (2013)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2013)
  • Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, (2006, 2010-13)
  • Appellate MVP, Law 360 (2012)
  • “Best in Bar,” Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal (2012)
  • Litigator of the Week, American Lawyer (8/25/2011, 3/23/2012, 6/9/2016)
  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer (2007, 2009, 2012)
  • Intellectual Property Advisory Board, Law 360 (2011)
  • IAM Life Sciences 250, Intellectual Asset Management (2010)
  • Client Service All Star, BTI (2006)

Course faculty member, “Biotechnology: Patent Prosecution, Licensing, Litigation, and Hatch-Waxman,” Patent Resources Group, Inc.

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