Sarah Spires is a Patent Attorney with Skiermont Derby LLP, where her practice focuses on patent infringement litigation, inter partes reviews, adversarial licensing disputes, and intellectual property transactions, particularly in the life science and biotechnology areas, including Hatch-Waxman patent litigation and Hatch-Waxman antitrust litigation. She has successfully tried multiple cases to verdict in jury trials, bench trials and arbitration proceedings involving pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, computer software, semiconductors, LCD technology, and telecommunications devices. Sarah also represents clients in various types of complex commercial litigation matters, including trademark infringement, contractual and patent licensing disputes, aviation litigation, and antitrust and false claims act cases. Sarah’s technical background includes conducting cell cycle research at MIT’s David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. Prior to joining Skiermont Derby LLP, she was a senior associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Dallas, and previously worked as an associate in the San Diego and Tokyo offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP.