United States - DC Metro Area Sharon Davis

Partner - Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC

Sharon Davis has extensive experience in all aspects of IP litigation in US district courts and before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ms Davis’s patent litigation experience spans a wide range of technical fields, including internet technology, e-commerce and pharmaceutical patents. Ms Davis has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation.

In the area of patent litigation, Ms Davis advises clients on litigation strategy with respect to infringement, validity and unenforceability issues. Representative litigation in internet-related technology includes Cyberfone Systems, LLC v CNN Interactive Group in the District of Delaware; Illinois Computer Research v HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in the Southern District of New York; Mankes v Fandango LLC in the Eastern District of North Carolina and Dow Jones & Company, Inc v Ablaise, Ltd in the District of Columbia. She has handled Hatch-Waxman litigations relating to fentanyl transdermal patches, paclitaxel, levalbuterol and levocetirizine, among others.

Ms Davis was admitted to the Bar of the State of Texas in 1991 and the Bar of the District of Columbia in 1992. She is also admitted to practise before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Fourth Circuit, and the US District Courts for the District of Columbia and Maryland. Ms Davis is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and the American Bar Association. Ms Davis has been listed in Washington DC Super Lawyers.

Professional associations


Sample client list

  • Callaway Golf Company
  • Heineken USA
  • Viacom Inc

Firm details

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
607 14th Street North West Suite 800
Washington DC 20005
United States

Contact details

E: sdavis@rfem.com
T: +1 202 783 6040
F: +1 202 783 6031
W: www.rfem.com


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