Ms. Grammel has worked on matters progressing to jury trial in the Southern District of New York, the District of Massachusetts, and the Eastern District of Missouri. Ms. Grammel has also worked on appellate matters in the First Circuit and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Her experience includes work on intellectual property litigation, securities litigation and white collar investigations, and employment litigation matters. Ms. Grammel focuses her practice on patent litigation, and has worked on software, hardware, and Hatch-Waxman cases.
Recent litigation victories to which Ms. Grammel has contributed include:
- Successfully defending an appeal before the First Circuit of a consumer protection claim under M.G.L. c. 93A;
- Achieving a jury verdict of willful patent infringement and a judgment confirming objective willfulness in the District of Massachusetts;
- Negotiating a favorable settlement for a pro bono client pursuing civil rights claims; and
- Obtaining reversal of a summary judgment order originally entered in plaintiffs’ favor, with a ruling that M.G.L. c. 149, § 148B is preempted as to motor carriers under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994, and resulting entry of summary judgment dismissing the case from the District of Massachusetts.