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 defending media and technology companies against infringement claims. She has also represented multiple pharmaceuticals companies at trial 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 media and technology includes Blackbird v Studio 3 Partners d/b/a EPIX and 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.
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. She has been included in the Washington DC Super Lawyers list since 2013.