Sandra Kuzmich, Ph.D.

Partner

Representative Cases

  • Shire LLC v. Travis C. Mickle, Ph.D. et al., No. 10-00434 (W. D. Va.)
  • Johnson Matthey Inc. v. Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Shire U.S. Inc., No. 07-260 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Shire Laboratories Inc. v. Corepharma, LLC, No. 06-2266 (D. N.J.)
  • Shire Laboratories Inc. v. Nostrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. 03-4436 (D. N.J.)
  • Pharmaceutical Resources, Inc. et al. v. Roxane Laboratories, Inc., No. 03-3357 (D. N.J.)
  • Shire Laboratories Inc. v. Barr Laboratories, Inc., No. 03-1219 (S.D. N.Y.)
  • Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company and Riker Laboratories, Inc. v. Alphapharm Pty. Ltd., No. 99-13 (D. Minn.)
  • Astra Aktiebolag et al. v. Andrx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 99-8926, et al. (S.D.N.Y.)

Representative Patents

  • US Patent No. 7,582,727: Pharmaceutical Formulations of Bivalirudin and Processes of Making the Same
  • US Patent No. 7,598,343: Pharmaceutical Formulations of Bivalirudin and Processes of Making the Same
  • US Patent No. 7,713,928: Ready-to-use Bivalirudin Compositions
  • US Patent No. 7,803,762: Ready-to-use Bivalirudin Compositions
  • US Patent No. 7,923,453: Methods of Converting A Patient's Treatment Regimen from Intravenous Administration of An Opioid to Oral Co-administration of Morphine and Oxycodone Using A Dosing Algorithem to Provide Analgesia
  • US Patent No. 7,985,773: Enhanced Activity Alcohol-based Antimicrobial Compositions
  • US Patent No. 8,012,990: Methods of Converting A Patient's Treatment Regimen from Intravenous Administration of An Opioid to Oral Co-administration of Morphine and Oxycodone Using A Dosing Algorithem to Provide Analgesia
  • US Patent No. 8,158,152: Lyophilization Process and Products Obtained Thereby
  • US Patent No. 8,182,837: Methods and Compositions for Reducing the Risk Associated with the Administration of Opioid Analgesics in Patients with Diagnosed or Undiagnosed Respiratory Illness

Speaking Engagements

  • “A Search for Best Practices and Challenges at the Leading Edge,” Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, November 28, 2012
  • “The In-House Management of Inventions and Patents,” The Innovation Hub, Pretoria, South Africa, January 31 and February 1, 2013

Awards

  • Women's Leader in Law, 2013
  • SuperLawyers® Metro Edition, 2013