Brinckerhoff, Courtenay

Foley & Lardner LLP | Partner

Courtenay Brinckerhoff is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, a Vice Chair of the firm’s IP Department, and immediate past Vice Chair of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice. Over the past 25 years, Courtenay has represented clients in the life sciences space before the U.S. Patent Office, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including in a multi-party interference proceeding, PTAB trial proceedings, and ANDA litigation. She also is the editor and primary author for the firm’s PharmaPatents blog.

Ms. Brinckerhoff earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Virginia with distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated from George Mason University School of Law (now the  Antonin Scalia Law School) summa cum laude as valedictorian of her class. She clerked for the Honorable Judge Schall on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.