Uma N. Everett is a director in Sterne Kessler’s Trial & Appellate Practice Group. She tries patent cases in federal courts across the country and before the United States International Trade Commission. Uma is experienced in all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal. In addition, she has handled appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal and Third Circuits and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Uma has advised clients and litigated cases involving patents, trade secrets, contractual claims, as well as those involving a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, LEDs, vehicle systems, telephone systems, communication systems, and consumer products.

Additionally, Uma has represented pro bono small business owners, immigrants, and low-income clients.

Uma is also a contributing author of Pre-ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Developing a Drug Product and Patent Portfolio, Third Edition, published by the American Bar Association in 2022.

While attending law school at Georgetown University Law Center, Uma served as the senior notes editor of The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. Before attending law school, Uma worked at Price Waterhouse as a management consultant, advising companies on implementing technical solutions. Uma received her B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia.

ITC

  • 337-TA-1294: High Performance Gravity-Fed Water Filters and Products Containing the Same Brita LP v. Kaz, USA Inc et al (counsel for Complainant Brita LP)
  • 337-TA-1235: Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicles Containing the Same, and Components Thereof – Jaguar Land Rover Limited et al v. Volkswagen AG et al (counsel for all Respondents)
  • 337-TA-1159: Certain Lithium Ion Batteries, Battery Cells, Battery Modules, Battery Packs, Components Thereof, and Processes Thereof (third-party)
  • 337-TA-1139: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof, (counsel for Complainant Juul Labs, Inc.)
  • 337-TA-1141: In re Certain Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof, (counsel for Complainant Juul Labs, Inc.)
  • 337-TA-1081: LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof – Philips Lighting Holding BV et al. v. Feit Electrical Company Inc.* et al. (counsel for Respondent Feit Electric)
  • 337-TA-1043: Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same – JST Corp.* v. Robert Bosch GmbH et al. (counsel for Complainant JST Corp)
  • 337-TA-911 In re Lithium Silicate Materials and Products Containing the Same, ITC Investigation (counsel for Complainant Ivoclar Vivadent AG)

District Court

  • HLFIP Holding, Inc. v. York County, Pennsylvania et al. (represented defendants in litigation involving postal mail contraband elimination patent, which resulted in all claims being held unpatentable under § 101) (M.D. Pa)
  • Celgene Corporation v. Cipla Limited (represented Cipla in litigation involving the drug REVLIMID®) (D.N.J.)
  • Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. American Regent, Inc. (represented American Regent in litigation involving the drug VASOSTRICT®)
  • Global*Tel Link v. Securus Technologies (N.D. Tex.) (represented Global Tel*Link in a patent suit involving telecommunication technology)

PTAB Engagements

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Corcept Therapeutics, Inc. (represented Teva in an IPR of an orange-book listed patent for KORLYM®) (PGR2019-00048)
  • Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC et al. v. Cipla Limited et al. (represented Cipla in an IPR of a patent covering DYMISTA®) (IPR2017-00807)

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., Economics, University of Virginia

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court for Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Webinar

ITC Section 337 Year in Review

Virtual, February 28, 2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Webinar

Trade Secrets at the ITC

Virtual, November 15, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Webinar

Redesign and Remedy at the ITC

Virtual, November 7, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Speaking Engagement

Interview with Sterne Kessler’s Uma Everett

New York, NY, Park Lane Hotel, November 1, 2023

Webinar

Redesign and Remedy at the ITC

Virtual, October 4, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Webinar

Strategic Use of the ITC as a Complainant

Virtual, September 13, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Webinar

Minimizing Your Risk of Being Sued Before the USITC

July 19, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Speaking Engagement

The Litigation Landscape Post COVID

Virtual, June 3, 2021 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM EST

Speaking Engagement

SABA-DC Presents: IP and Trade Across Borders – Investigations Before the ITC

Washington, DC, September 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Speaking Engagement

MIP Innovation & Litigation Summit 2019

San Francisco, CA, Fairmont San Francisco, June 11, 2019

Related News & Insights

From Uma N. Everett

Webinar Recordings & Materials

February 28, 2024

ITC Section 337 Year in Review

Press Release

February 14, 2024

Sterne Kessler Publishes 2023 ITC Section 337 Year in Review: Analysis & Trends Report

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

In the News

January 3, 2024

Teva Defeats Infringement Claims on Endocrine Drug

New Jersey Law Journal

Firm Announcements

January 3, 2024

Sterne Kessler Secures Non-Infringement Win for Teva Pharmaceuticals

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Webinar Recordings & Materials

November 15, 2023

Trade Secrets at the ITC

Webinar Recordings & Materials

October 4, 2023

Redesign and Remedy at the ITC

Webinar Recordings & Materials

September 13, 2023

Strategic Use of the ITC as a Complainant

Webinar Recordings & Materials

July 19, 2023

Minimizing Your Risk of Being Sued Before the USITC

In the News

February 28, 2023

Brita Lands Win at ITC Against Water Filter Rivals

Law360

Books and Chapters

July 29, 2022

Pre-ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Developing a Drug Product and Patent Portfolio, Third Edition

ABA Book Publishing Multiple Authors

In the News

April 26, 2022

Pennsylvania Prison Beats Patent Suit Over Scanning Inmate Mail

Bloomberg Law

Firm Announcements

April 25, 2022

District Court Patent Victory in Infringement Suit

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

In the News

March 31, 2022

EU Unified Patent Court Spurs Delight and Fear for Experts

Law360

In the News

March 9, 2022

Acer Ends 4G Patent Lawsuit Against Volkswagen in U.S. Court

Reuters

In the News

August 6, 2021

ANALYSIS: Should Legal Tech Knowledge Be Tested on the Bar Exam?

Bloomberg Law

In the News

March 25, 2021

How 2020 ANDA Litigation Played Out – And What to Expect for 2021

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In the News

November 21, 2019

Teva Gets PTAB To Review Cushing's Syndrome Drug Patent

Law360

In the News

December 5, 2017

Prison Phone Rivals Reach Confidential Deal in IP Row

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In the News

January 1, 2016

Sterne Kessler Directors Featured in Washington Business Journal’s "People on the Move"

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