Full Name
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Job Title
Co-Head Patent Litigation Practice
Speaker Bio
Elizabeth (“Liz”) Stotland Weiswasser is Co-Head of Weil’s nationwide Patent Litigation practice, Co-Head of the Firm’s Life Sciences practice, and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. She has been litigating patent cases in the biological and pharmaceutical spaces for more than two decades.

Liz is lead counsel on behalf of some of the most sophisticated pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies in the world, both in federal courts and in inter partes and post-grant review proceedings before U.S. Patent Office. She has led patent cases across the full range of biopharma technologies, including biologics, small molecules, formulation, and drug delivery. She has received consistent and wide recognition as a leader in the life sciences and patent litigation fields, and particularly as one of the top women in the profession, including by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000, and Legal 500.

Liz presently serves on the Dean’s Visiting Committee of The University of Chicago Law School, and has previously served on the boards of Montclair Kimberley Academy and The Epilepsy Foundation. She received her J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of The Law Review, and her B.A. from Northwestern University in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology. Prior to entering law school, she did graduate work at Princeton University in molecular biology.

Liz is a former law clerk to Judge Lourie on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Elizabeth Weiswasser