Linnea Cipriano is an associate in Goodwin's Intellectual Property Litigation Group and is based in the New York office. Her practice focuses on patent litigation in both federal courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC), and she has also represented clients before the Patent and Trademark Office.

Ms. Cipriano has prosecuted and litigated patents in a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, DNA-based technology, drug delivery technology, cameras, and software. Ms. Cipriano has particular expertise in generic drug litigation under the Hatch Waxman Act. Her performance in these fields has earned Ms. Cipriano recognition as a Rising Star in the 2015 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers.

Ms. Cipriano's practice combines her in depth knowledge of patent law with her scientific experience to serve her clients. She holds a graduate degree in pharmacology, and before pursuing a career in law, performed research at the Cleveland Clinic.




Representative matters include:

Intendis GmbH, et al. v. Glenmark Generics Limited et al. (D. Del.):  Representing Glenmark at trial and on appeal in a patent infringement case related to a generic drug product for the treatment of rosacea. 

Warner Chilcott Co., LLC et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (D.N.J.):  Representing Teva at trial and on appeal in a patent infringement case related to a generic drug product for the treatment of osteoporosis.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Cipriano was an associate in the New York office of Kenyon & Kenyon. She also worked as a legal intern at Cleveland Clinic Innovations and as a research technologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Ms. Cipriano is a member of the Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court based in New York.


While attending law school, Ms. Cipriano participated in the William McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. Ms. Cipriano also earned induction into the Order of Barristers and Order of the Coif.

Ms. Cirpiano was selected to the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list in 2015.

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J.D., 2010
Case Western Reserve University

magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

M.S., Pharmacology, 2007
Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Biochemistry, 2004
Catholic University of America

cum laude



New York
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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