Barna De joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group in 2010. She works with clients in the pharmaceutical and software industries. Her experience includes supporting clients in the discovery process, managing document review and production, and taking fact depositions.
During law school, she worked in the legal department of a large software company.
- Vederi v. Google: Represented defendant Google Inc. in securing a summary judgment ruling of non-infringement in a Central District of California case brought by Vederi, LLC, on four patents that it contended cover Google’s Street View service. Following a favorable claim construction ruling for Google that led directly into summary judgment motions, the Court granted Google’s summary judgment motion of non-infringement of all asserted claims.
- Purdue Pharma, L.P. v. Ranbaxy Inc.: Ongoing ANDA litigation involving Purdue’s patents relating to a lowered level of impurities in controlled release oxycodone formulations.
- Co-author, "S-trolling Down Memory Lane: Strategies in Defending NPE Lawsuits from 2011," Intellectual Property Today (February 2012)
- Contributor, Patent Law & Practice, 7th Edition (BNA 2011). Patent Law & Practice is a frequently cited treatise originally prepared as a monograph for federal judges under the auspices of the Federal Judicial Center.
- Sasha Rao and Barna De, "The Divided Infringement Defense," The Recorder (May 2011)
- Sasha Rao and Barna De, "What future for the patent ‘machine or transformation’ test," The E-Commerce Newsletter for Lawyers (January 2011)