Courtenay Brinckerhoff is a Partner and Intellectual Property Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Over the past 20 years, Ms. Brinckerhoff has represented clients before the U.S. Patent Office, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has been involved in complex patent matters, including a four-party interference, Inter Partes Reexaminations, Inter Partes Reviews, and ANDA litigation. Ms. Brinckerhoff received the IP Distinguished Alumni Award from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in April 2017. She was named JD Supra Readers’ Choice 2017 Top Author in the categories of pharmaceutical industry and patents for her work as editor and primary author of the PharmaPatents blog. She has been recognized among IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2014 – 2016) for patent prosecution. She also was named one of the Top Women in IP by Managing IP and an IP Star by Managing IP in 2015.