Elizabeth Hagan focuses her practice primarily on patent litigation matters to support clients in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and technology industries. Her experience includes dispute resolution in federal district and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration. Liz also represents clients in inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and has an active pro bono practice, obtaining protection orders for victims of domestic violence.
Before attending law school, Liz earned her Ph.D. in medical science from the Pathiobiology Graduate Program at Brown University. She conducted graduate and post-graduate research in cell and molecular biology. During law school, she was an intellectual property management intern for the University of Washington Center for Commercialization, and counseled small business clients on IP strategy as a member of the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic.