Tasha Francis Gerasimow, Ph.D. is a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent litigation. Her clients range from solo inventors and emerging companies in the biotechnology and biopharma industries to established international pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She has extensive experience in the areas of small molecule and biologic pharmaceuticals (including antibody technologies), drug formulation and drug delivery technologies, diagnostics, protein biochemistry, and chemicals.
Tasha has represented plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals in district court, the ITC and in post-grant proceedings. Tasha also works with a variety of pro bono clients on issues including patent applications, contract disputes, death penalty appeals, habeas petitions, and amicus briefing.
Tasha is passionate about the advancement of women in STEM and law. She regularly volunteers with local Girl Scouts troops, helping them learn about inventorship, entrepreneurship and the basic tenets of intellectual property law, specifically copyrights, trademarks and patents.
Please join patent attorneys Tasha Gerasimow and Jeanna Wacker as they discuss the Safe Harbor Provision as it relates to patent infringement. Tasha and Jeanna will provide answers to the who, what, when, where and why questions related to the...