Her recent work includes representing:
- A pharmaceutical company defending its patents in IPRs before the PTAB.
- Several pharmaceutical companies as petitioners in various IPRs before the PTAB.
- Trial counsel for a pharmaceutical company in various ongoing ANDA cases regarding patents for ADHD and schizophrenia products.
- A nutritional supplements company in a patent infringement action in the ITC concerning krill oil supplements. The representation also extended to an IPR and ongoing Federal Circuit appeal.
- A pharmaceutical company concerning the client’s proposed generic version of a transdermal patch for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The representation also extended to related IPR petitions.
- A patent licensee in a patent infringement suit in the Western District of Pennsylvania concerning mobile video technology used by spectators at sporting events.
- Trial counsel for a respondent in an ITC proceeding concerning patent infringement allegations in the area of video analytics technology.
- A pharmaceutical company in a jury trial, defending against a multi-billion dollar damages claim in a case relating to an epilepsy drug. Defendants succeeded in barring several expert witnesses from testifying at trial. The 10-year-old dispute settled two weeks into an expected seven-week jury trial.
- A pharmaceutical company in an ANDA bench trial regarding patents for treatment of overactive bladder. Succeeded in invalidating all five asserted patents, in a decision that was affirmed on appeal.
- A pharmaceutical company in an action involving patents for an extended release formulation of an antibiotic. Helped overturn a preliminary injunction, allowing client to market its generic equivalent of the drug.
Ms. Hardman is a contributor to the firm’s Biosimilars Reference Guide, Guide to the Biosimilars Patent Dance, and Big Molecule Watch blog.
She is a member of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bar Association and the William C. Conner Inn of Court.
Ms. Hardman’s recent pro bono work includes assisting a student in obtaining special education services.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2014, Ms. Hardman was a partner at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP in New York City, where her practice focused on patent litigation and counseling matters.