Mital Patel

Associate - New York

Mital Patel
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Mital Patel is an associate in Foley Hoag’s Intellectual Property Department, focusing on patent litigation and advertising law matters. 

She has represented leading pharmaceutical, healthcare, and technology companies in a variety of venues, including in district court and at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Her patent practice includes Hatch-Waxman and other patent infringement actions, inventorship and validity disputes, inter partes review proceedings, trade secret, and misappropriation actions. Her litigation experience spans pre-suit investigations, motion practice, discovery, and trial. 

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  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • Union College, M.B.A., 2013
  • Union College, B.S., 2012


English, Gujarati, Hindi

Representative Experience

  • Represent major food and beverage companies in class actions challenging advertising and labeling representations regarding ingredient content and nutritional characteristics.
  • Obtained multiple dismissals for food and beverage companies in class action challenges regarding ingredient and label claims.
  • Represented branded pharmaceutical companies in multiple Hatch-Waxman litigations spanning multiple federal jurisdictions. Represented the same clients in related inter-partes review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 
  • Represented a major financial institution at the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court regarding structured products and derivatives.
  • Negotiated favorable resolutions to numerous disputes, helping clients to avoid litigation where possible.
  • "American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco“ chapter in Top Food and Drug Cases, 2019 and Cases to Watch, 2020, published by Food and Drug Law Institute (2021)
  • Speaker, “Advertising Best Practices for the Generalist In-House Counsel,” Foley Hoag Webinar (December 8, 2020)
  • Speaker, "Trade Secrets: What are They, and How Can You Protect Them“ Foley Hoag Webinar, (July 23, 2020)
  • Speaker, “Top IP Cases in 2019 In-House Counsel Need to Know,” Foley Hoag Webinar (January 15, 2020
  • Speaker, “Top IP Cases in 2018 In-House Counsel Need to Know,” Foley Hoag Webinar (January 16, 2019)
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