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Erika Selli Partner

Erika leverages her practical trial and appellate experience on complex, large-scale litigations to develop business-oriented strategies and solutions in all aspects of her practice.

LOCATION

New York

+1.212.588.0800

745 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor,
New York, NY 10151

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  • Erika Selli is an associate at the New York office of Haug Partners, who focuses her practice on patent litigation. Ms. Selli has represented clients in all stages of trial and appellate proceedings before federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. International Trade Commission. Her litigation practice extends to a variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, computer software, business methods, and commercial products. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Selli also has experience in freedom to operate and validity opinions, performing IP due diligence investigations, and assessing FDA issues pertinent to patentability issues and litigation proceedings.
  • In law school, she was a member of the St. John’s Law Review and gained practical insight regarding the judicial process while interning for Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the Eastern District of New York. Before law school, Ms. Selli received her B.S. magna cum laude from Union College, where she conducted research related to the embryonic development of the PPT1 gene in drosophila.
  • Staff Member, St. John’s Law Review
  • Ronald Brown Scholarship Recipient
  • Quynh Chu-LaGraff & Erika Selli, The Drosophila Palmitoyl Protein Thioesterase I, a Homologue of the Batten Disease PPT1 gene, is Required for Normal Embryonic Neural Development, 21 The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 785 (2007)
  • “What Subject Matter is Patent-Eligible?” Connecticut Law Tribune (October 10, 2011)
  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 0:12-cv-60862-DM, Fed. Cir. No. 16-1785
  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., et al., No. 8:12-cv-01190-JSM-AEP
  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Cadila Healthcare Limited, et al., No. 1:10-cv-00581-KAJ, Fed. Cir. No. 17-1048
  • The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc., Fed. Cir. No. 2014-1469
  • The Medicines Company v. Mylan Inc., Case No. 11-cv-1285 (N.D. Ill.)
  • The Medicines Company v. Apotex Inc., Case No. 13-02801 (D.N.J.)
  • BSG Tech, LLC v. Power Equipment Direct, Inc., Case No. 15-01156 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Oberalis, LLC v. Build.com, Case No. 15-00962 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Genaville, LLC v. Power Equipment Direct, Inc., Case No. 15-00887 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Supernus v. TWi, No. 17-2513 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Union College, B.S., Neuroscience
  • St. John's University School of Law
  • Intellectual Property Enforcement
  • Intellectual Property Procurement and Strategy
  • FDA Compliance and Counseling
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of Connecticut
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • District of Colorado
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • New York Intellectual Property Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers

+1.212.588.0800
eselli@haugpartners.com

RELATED SERVICES

  • Intellectual Property Enforcement
  • Intellectual Property Procurement and Strategy
  • FDA Compliance and Counseling

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of Connecticut
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • District of Colorado
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Haug Partners LLP
745 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor,
New York, NY 10151
+1.212.588.0800
haugpartners.com

Erika Selli

Partner

HIGHLIGHT

Erika leverages her practical trial and appellate experience on complex, large-scale litigations to develop business-oriented strategies and solutions in all aspects of her practice.

OVERVIEW

Erika Selli is an associate at the New York office of Haug Partners, who focuses her practice on patent litigation. Ms. Selli has represented clients in all stages of trial and appellate proceedings before federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. International Trade Commission. Her litigation practice extends to a variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, computer software, business methods, and commercial products. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Selli also has experience in freedom to operate and validity opinions, performing IP due diligence investigations, and assessing FDA issues pertinent to patentability issues and litigation proceedings.

In law school, she was a member of the St. John’s Law Review and gained practical insight regarding the judicial process while interning for Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the Eastern District of New York. Before law school, Ms. Selli received her B.S. magna cum laude from Union College, where she conducted research related to the embryonic development of the PPT1 gene in drosophila.

AWARDS

  • Staff Member, St. John’s Law Review
  • Ronald Brown Scholarship Recipient

PUBLICATIONS

  • Quynh Chu-LaGraff & Erika Selli, The Drosophila Palmitoyl Protein Thioesterase I, a Homologue of the Batten Disease PPT1 gene, is Required for Normal Embryonic Neural Development, 21 The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 785 (2007)
  • “What Subject Matter is Patent-Eligible?” Connecticut Law Tribune (October 10, 2011)

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 0:12-cv-60862-DM, Fed. Cir. No. 16-1785
  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., et al., No. 8:12-cv-01190-JSM-AEP
  • Shire Development LLC, et al. v. Cadila Healthcare Limited, et al., No. 1:10-cv-00581-KAJ, Fed. Cir. No. 17-1048
  • The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc., Fed. Cir. No. 2014-1469
  • The Medicines Company v. Mylan Inc., Case No. 11-cv-1285 (N.D. Ill.)
  • The Medicines Company v. Apotex Inc., Case No. 13-02801 (D.N.J.)
  • BSG Tech, LLC v. Power Equipment Direct, Inc., Case No. 15-01156 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Oberalis, LLC v. Build.com, Case No. 15-00962 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Genaville, LLC v. Power Equipment Direct, Inc., Case No. 15-00887 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Supernus v. TWi, No. 17-2513 (Fed. Cir.)

EDUCATION

  • Union College, B.S., Neuroscience
  • St. John's University School of Law

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of Connecticut
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • District of Colorado
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York Intellectual Property Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers