Nina Tallon’s practice focuses on patent litigation. Nina offers big firm experience with small firm service. She has represented clients in jury and bench trials in state courts, federal courts, and Section 337 matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Notably, Nina has never lost a case before the ITC, and played a critical role in helping her prior firm reach its streak of more than 25 successful outcomes in Section 337 matters.
Nina has tried over ten high-stakes cases to verdict or decision and has argued dozens of summary judgment, claim construction (Markman), and other pretrial hearings in courts throughout the country. IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners describes Nina as follows: “Highly organised and has great courtroom presence. She is brilliant at handling witnesses.”
Nina also has extensive experience advising clients on global, comprehensive litigation strategies, both offensive and defensive—including multi-jurisdictional U.S. litigation, litigation in foreign jurisdictions, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office proceedings, and intellectual property antitrust issues.
Nina has handled cases involving a wide range of technologies, such as mobile devices, computer security, microprocessors, digital cameras, flash memory devices, GPS, cellular and wireless communications (including standards), user interfaces, acoustics, diagnostic assays, enterprise management computer software, and municipal drinking water disinfection.
Nina earned her JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001, where she served as Law Fellow in the Georgetown Legal Research and Writing Program, and as a teacher’s assistant in Advanced Legal Writing in Practice. Nina earned her AB from Princeton University.
Nina is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.