Rosalynd (Rozzi) D. Upton, Ph.D., joined Fish after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2020-2022) and the Honorable Colm F. Connolly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (2019-2020). She focuses her practice on patent litigation in a wide range of technologies, including the chemical and life sciences fields, as well as medical devices and electronics.
Rozzi earned her J.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. As a graduate student in Stanford University’s cancer biology department, her research focused on breast cancer immunotherapy. Rozzi has published in several peer-reviewed academic journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Cell.
Outside of her practice, Rozzi enjoys long-distance running, road cycling, and swimming.
*Admitted only in California. Not admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. Work conducted in Washington, D.C., is directly supervised by a member of the D.C. bar or is limited to federal courts or agencies listed below or otherwise authorized by law.
Upton R., Banuelos A., Feng D., Biswas T., Kao K., McKenna K., Willingham S., Ho P., Rosental B., Tal M., Raveh T., Volkmer J., Pegram M., Weissman I., Combining CD47 Blockade with Trastuzumab Eliminates HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Cells and Overcomes Trastuzumab Tolerance, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2021 July.
Chan C., Seo E., Chen J., Lo D., McArdle A., Sinha R., Seita J., Vincent-Thomkins J., Weards T., Tevlin R., Chung M., Marecic O., Tran M., Upton R., Walmsley G., Lee A., Sahoo D., Kuo C., Weissman I., Longaker M., Identification and Specification of the Mouse Skeletal Stem Cell, Cell, 2015 Jan.
Wan Q., Kovalevsky A., Zhang Q., Hamilton-Brehm S., Upton R., Weiss K., Mustyakimov M., Graham D., Coates L., Langan P., Heterologous Expression, Purification, Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Analysis of Trichoderma reesei Xylanase II and Four Variants, Acta Crystallographica, 2013 Feb.
J.D., Stanford Law School (2019)
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Stanford University (2019)
B.A., Molecular Biology, Princeton University (2011)
- California 2019
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2020 - 2022
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2019 - 2020