Cindy Chang is a senior associate in Goodwin’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice. Ms. Chang has extensive trial experience and has represented clients in U.S. district courts and courts of appeal, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in post-grant proceedings such as inter partes reviews (IPRs). Ms. Chang has litigated all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and trade secret misappropriation. She has worked on complex technical matters involving a diverse range of technologies, including DSL communications, video streaming, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Before law school, Ms. Chang researched molecular mechanisms driving the development of hepatocellular carcinoma, and earned a master’s degree in molecular biology.

Ms. Chang is a regular contributor to both the firm’s biosimilars blog,, and the firm’s monthly newsletter on emerging issues at the PTAB, the PTAB Trial Tracker. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, and has won two appeals for social security benefits.





Ms. Chang has experience litigating patents and trade secrets in multiple areas of technology, and has participated in all phases of patent litigation, including pre-suit investigations, fact and expert discovery, bench and jury trials in federal district courts, and appeals. Some of her representative matters include:

  • Counsel for petitioner seeking inter partes review of antibody patent; IPR was instituted, and the case successfully settled before trial.
  • Counsel for defendant in contempt damages proceeding; the Court rejected plaintiff’s damages theory and awarded damages in line with defendant’s positions.
  • Counsel for defendant generic pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman suit relating to patents on the use of a small molecule cancer drug.
Professional Activities

Ms. Chang is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the Asian American Bar Association of NY (AABANY).

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J.D., 2011
New York University School of Law
M.A., Biology, 2008
Stony Brook University
B.A., Biology, 1999
Johns Hopkins University



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