Elizabeth Brann guides many of the world’s largest technology and life sciences companies in navigating their most complex litigation. A formidable litigator, Elizabeth has appeared and won in trial courts across the United States, the International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Elizabeth works closely with clients to understand their business and objectives, guiding them in building an effective patent portfolio strategy to generate the most value. She has had a number of impressive accomplishments throughout her career. Recently, Elizabeth served as lead counsel in the closely watched, long-running dispute between client Align, the maker of Invisalign, and rival ClearCorrect. This 14-year battle required precise coordination among multiple firms and litigation in the U.S. district court, the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission. Elizabeth’s tenacity helped secure a $51 million settlement for Align. She was named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer, a “Legal Lion” by Law360, and a “Female Power Player” by the University of Texas’ Center for Women in Law for her exceptional work.
Elizabeth also participates in numerous community activities. She serves as Chair of the Board of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program and serves on the board of the Emilio Nares Foundation, which helps families dealing with childhood cancer, to name a few.
Elizabeth has a strong background in both electrical and biomedical engineering, and has particular expertise in computer hardware and software, medical devices, telecommunications, semiconductors, and consumer electronics.
Paul Hastings’ IP Litigation Practice Recognized as an IP Powerhouse with 25 Rankings by IAM Patent 1000 and Legal 500 US
June 12, 2020
Asia-Pacific Stronghold of Paul Hastings’ IP Practice Recognized with “Foreign Firm of the Year” Nomination by Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2020
May 29, 2020
Yar Chaikovsky and Elizabeth Brann Named Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal
March 27, 2020
Paul Hastings and Align Technology Inc. Secure Precedent-Setting Intellectual Property Case Victory before the ITC
April 09, 2014
Paul Hastings Secures Patent Victory for Samsung
November 09, 2009
Supreme Court Focuses Indefiniteness Inquiry on "Reasonable Certainty"
June 05, 2014
Federal Circuit: Objective Prong Of The Willful Infringement Test Is A Question Of Law
June 19, 2012