Cassandra B. Roth


  • JD, summa cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2013; Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review
  • BS (Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • BS (Planning), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2015
  • New York, 2014
  • New Jersey, 2013

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2017
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2016
  • Honorable William H. Pauley III, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Cassandra B. Roth


Cassandra B. Roth is an associate in the intellectual property litigation group focusing on patent, trade secret, and false advertising matters, including computer software, consumer electronics, internet-of-things devices, and biologics. She has worked on numerous cases for both intellectual property rights holders and accused infringers. Her responsibilities include pre-suit investigations, managing discovery, preparing for depositions, motion practice, and developing infringement, invalidity, and claim construction positions.

Cassandra also represents pro bono clients in a variety of state and federal proceedings, including habeas corpus, civil rights, Medicaid, U visa, and divorce matters. She was awarded a Pro Bono Publico Award in 2015 by the Legal Aid Society for her service.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray LLP, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pauley III of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Her legal career was preceded by employment at a Boston-area start-up where she developed disease-specific applications of a novel computational model of neuronal systems. Cassandra graduated from MIT with a degree from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science and a degree from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. She has experience programming in MATLAB, Fortran, and Ada.


  • A Pharmaceutical Company – Represent plaintiff in a false advertising dispute.
  • A Designer Shoe Company (S.D. Fl.) – Represent plaintiff in a trade secret and contract dispute against former employee. Successfully obtained preliminary injunction to restrain defendant’s misappropriation of plaintiff’s trade secrets.
  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company et al v. Nadolinski et al (D. Mass) – Represent global communications provider in a trade secret and contract dispute against former employee.
  • Certain Digital Video Receivers and Hardware and Software Components Thereof (337-TA-1001) – Represent Rovi against Comcast in an investigation involving seven patents relating to interactive program guides and related technologies.
  • Verified Hiring, LLC v. ADP, LLC (E.D. Tex.) – Defended ADP in NPE litigation involving employment data verification and matchmaking patents.
  • Allure Energy, Inc. v. Honeywell International Inc. (W.D. Tex.) – Defend Honeywell in a patent infringement and false advertising litigation involving internet-of-things technology.
  • A Multinational Software Company (D. Mass) – Represent defendant in a breach of contract suit involving a demand for indemnification based on a license agreement.
  • A Pharmaceutical Company – Represent a pharmaceutical company in a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of potential off-label promotional activities.


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