Patricia Young

Patricia Young has significant experience litigating and managing high-stakes, complex, multi-patent, multi-defendant and multi-jurisdictional cases. She has also counseled clients on patent and intellectual property issues arising from corporate acquisitions.

Ms. Young has litigated patents cases for a variety of industries and fields including:

  • DRM technology
  • File system and storage software and hardware
  • Telecommunications
  • Smartphone and cellular technology
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Memory technology
  • Targeted advertising and e-commerce
  • Online gaming
  • Internet and networking technology
  • Microprocessor architecture and power management technology

Ms. Young is a collaborator on the second edition of the Federal Judicial Center’s patent manual for judges, the Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (2012), which provides guidance about management of commonly-arising issues in patent cases.

Her extensive pro bono work includes Social Security disability cases, housing matters, and a matter for the Innocence Project. She was named a Pro Bono Honoree by the Legal Services NYC (LSNY) in 2007 and also received the California State Bar Wiley M. Manuel Award for pro bono service in 2013.

Ms. Young received her JD from the Harvard School of Law where she served as the office coordinator for the Prison Legal Assistance Project's Executive Board. She holds an SB in Chemistry and an SB in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she worked as an undergraduate researcher for the chemistry department.