Heather Ettinger

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Heather Ettinger is a partner in the law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP and is based in the firm’s New York office. Heather focuses her practice on intellectual property due diligence and transaction drafting, intellectual property litigation, and patent counseling and procurement in the biotechnical and pharmaceutical fields. She also regularly counsels in Hatch-Waxman issues and has significant Hatch-Waxman litigation experience. She has extensive experience on patent matters in areas such as recombinant molecular biology, pharmaceutical formulations, genetically modified plants, enzyme and other large molecule technology and small molecule chemistry. Heather earned her J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law and her Ph.D. in biological and biomedical sciences from Harvard University. For more information, or to contact Heather, please visit her firm profile page.


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District Court Broadens Scope of Patent Ineligibility Under § 101 for a Treatment Method

The '156 patent discloses methods of treating and/or preventing metabolic diseases, particularly diabetes, in patients for whom metformin therapy is inappropriate due to intolerability or contraindication …