Samoneh (Sammy) Schickel guides clients through every stage of patent litigation. She has experience in a wide range of technical areas, including life sciences, data storage devices, internet technology, mobile apps, software and consumer hardware devices. She represents clients before the International Trade Commission (ITC), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and US district courts.
Prior to attending law school, Sammy worked as a clinical researcher at a leading US teaching hospital in Boston, where she investigated the role of pharmaceutical drugs on vascular health in various conditions, including HIV, breast cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes mellitus, Marfan syndrome and peripheral artery disease. She co-authored articles that appeared in the Journal of the American Heart Association and Vascular Medicine.
While in law school, Sammy was executive articles editor for the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal. As an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, she investigated various microorganisms’ resistance to polysorbate 80 and co-authored an article that appeared in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
Represented a pharmaceutical company in the District of New Jersey in a matter related to a pain treatment*
Represented a DNA sequencing company in the District of Delaware in a matter related to nanopore sequencing technology, resulting in a jury verdict of noninfringement and invalidity on one asserted patent and invalidity on three asserted patents*
Represented Fujifilm before the ITC in a matter related to magnetic tape data storage technologies*
Represented a DNA sequencing company before the ITC in a matter relating to nanopore sequencing technology, resulting in an MSD of noninfringement*
Represented a DNA sequencing company before the ITC in a matter relating to nanopore sequencing technologies, resulting in a favorable settlement for the company*
The University of Texas School of Law, JD, with honors, 2015
Dartmouth College, BA, Biology & Philosophy, 2010
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
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