Christine Armellino

Christine Potkay

Christine Potkay
New York
+1 212 813 8874

Christine Potkay is an associate in Goodwin’s Litigation Department and a member of its Intellectual Property group.

Christine focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation. She has experience litigating patent and trademark matters in federal court, in proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and representing life sciences companies in arbitration proceedings arising from intellectual property licenses and commercial agreements. Christine also maintains an active pro bono practice.


Christine has been involved in various stages of patent litigation, including discovery, motion practice, and pretrial proceedings. Some of her engagements include:

  • Representing Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories in litigation concerning its generic equivalent to Suboxone®, a product used to treat opioid use disorder
  • Representing Teva in Hatch-Waxman litigation related to a generic version of a drug product for the treatment of ADHD
  • Represented Civiq Smartscapes, LLC against claims of patent infringement relating to digital outdoor displays
  • Represented Actavis Laboratories in Hatch-Waxman litigation concerning its generic equivalent to Minivelle®, an estradiol transdermal system


Christine maintains an active pro bono practice, including working with the ACLU of Massachusetts and ACLU of Michigan to challenge policies and practices denying medication for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD) to incarcerated people.

Professional Experience

While attending law school, Christine was a judicial intern to the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle, U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey (Summer 2015) and the Honorable Michael A. Shipp, U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey (Spring 2017).




Rutgers School of Law

(magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)

BABiological Sciences2014

Rutgers University

(summa cum laude)



  • New York