Jeffrey I.D. Lewis
is a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, resident in the firm’s New York office. A chemical engineer and registered patent attorney, Mr. Lewis represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of technology-related sectors but focuses primarily on pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology and life sciences. He is a past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and a fellow of both AIPLA and the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Lewis has appeared as Counsel of Record amicus curiae in numerous cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and other courts, and was Counsel of Record AIPLA in Akamai v. Limelight both before the Supreme Court this week before the Federal Circuit.
Kristin M. Whidby
is a litigation associate and registered patent attorney at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Whidby's practice is concentrated in the field of intellectual property, including the drafting of patent opinions, providing pre-litigation counseling, and engaging in patent litigation. She has extensive experience in litigating matters relating to nuclear and mechanical technologies, as well as the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological fields. Ms. Whidby has assisted in several trials concerning intellectual property issues, including a recent international arbitration concerning a patent related to night vision technology, a U.S. District Court trial concerning a patent related to coding of digital data, and a U.S. District Court trial over the validity of a patent related to contact lens materials. She has also represented clients in patent-related disputes before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, Virginia state court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.