DeAnn has a global, strategic patent counseling and transaction practice that includes leading the firm’s subspecialty of patent royalty monetization transactions. As part of this work, DeAnn routinely advises on worldwide patent term extension issues and is actively involved in procuring and enforcing Patent Term Extensions (PTEs) in the US and Japan and Supplementary Patent Certificates (SPCs) in Europe. This includes working with patent counsel in all major European jurisdictions to obtain SPCs, including overseeing appeal litigation in European courts.
DeAnn has also been involved in numerous PTAB proceedings and patent infringement matters, including Section 337 actions before the International Trade Commission.
In addition to her active patent prosecution practice, DeAnn has advised some of the world’s most renowned academic and research institutions with realizing royalty revenues from their valuable IP assets, including:
DeAnn also represents acquirers of IP assets, including: