Rebecca J. Cantor

Associate

Michigan OfficeP (248) 226-2841

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Rebecca Cantor's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with a focus on patent litigation involving pharmaceuticals and other life sciences technologies. Rebecca also has experience in false advertising and copyright infringement litigations. In addition, Rebecca counsels clients regarding potential freedom to operate and patentability issues.

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Rebecca Cantor's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with a focus on patent litigation involving pharmaceuticals and other life sciences technologies. Rebecca also has experience in false advertising and copyright infringement litigations. In addition, Rebecca counsels clients regarding potential freedom to operate and patentability issues.

As a registered patent attorney, Rebecca is authorized to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Rebecca was a patent litigator at Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York. While there, Rebecca participated in several patent litigations, including a Hatch-Waxman litigation where she was part of a trial team that received a favorable outcome for its client. Rebecca also worked on a number due diligence projects, many of which involved technologies related to life sciences. < see less

Education

J.D., University of Michigan, cum laude

M.S., Pharmaceutical Engineering, University of Michigan

B.S.E, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, magna cum laude

State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of New York

American Bar Association

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

“Rising Star,” Michigan Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2014-2015

    Co-Author, “Stanford v. Roche: Confirming the Basic Patent Law Principle that Inventors Ultimately Have Rights in Their Inventions,” les Nouvelles, March 2012

    Co-Author “The Generalist’s Guide to the America Invents Act,” State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter, Winter 2012

    Co-Author “A Brief Primer on the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011,” O’Connor’s Federal Intellectual Property Codes Plus, 2012-2013

    “A Safe Harbor for Investigational Drugs in Commission Proceedings: The Commission Declines to Extend the Kinik Rationale to Limit the Section 271(e) Defense in Process Patent Cases,” 23 337 Reporter 119, 2007