Daniel Margolis is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of its Intellectual Property Litigation practice. He brings a unique combination of legal and scientific expertise to his work, which focuses on patent litigation and client counseling, with a particular emphasis on pharmaceuticals and chemical technologies. Dr. Margolis’s performance in these fields has earned him recognition as a Rising Star in the 2013-2015 editions of New York Metro Super Lawyers.

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Representative matters include:

  • Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., et al. v. Lupin, Ltd., et al. (D.N.J.). Representing Lupin in a patent infringement litigation concerning Lupin’s generic equivalent to Bausch & Lomb’s Prolensa®, an anti-inflammatory ophthalmic drug.
  • In the Matter of Certain Omega-3 Extracts from Marine or Aquatic Biomass and Products Containing the Same (ITC). Represented Enzymotec in United States International Trade Commission Investigation concerning alleged infringement by Enzymotec’s krill oil supplements. The representation also involved an inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc., et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. (S.D.N.Y.). Represented Teva in a series of patent infringement litigations concerning Teva’s generic equivalents to the anti-HIV drugs, Viread®, Truvada®, and Atripla®.
  • In re Gabapentin Patent Litigation (D.N.J.). Represented Teva in a patent infringement litigation concerning Teva’s generic equivalent to Pfizer’s Neurontin®, an anti-eplileptic drug.
  • AstraZeneca AB, et al. v. IVAX Corp., et al (D.N.J.). Represented Teva in a patent infringement litigation concerning Teva’s generic equivalent to AstraZeneca’s Nexium®, a drug for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Dr. Margolis was an associate in the New York office of Kenyon & Kenyon.


Dr. Margolis was selected to the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list in 2013-2015. While in law school, he served as casebook research and writing editor for the Moot Court Board.

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J.D., 2006
New York University School of Law
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 2003
Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1998
Rutgers University, College of Engineering

(high honors, Tau Beta Pi)



New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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