Veronica M. Schad is an Associate at Devlin Law Firm LLC. Ms. Schad’s practice includes trademark, copyright, and patent litigation, with a focus on patent litigation. Ms. Schad has worked with multiple areas of technology, including computing, biopharmaceutical, and medical devices.
Despite being a young associate, Ms. Schad practiced nearly every phase of intellectual property litigation. Ms. Schad has extensive experience drafting and filing complaints and infringement contentions. Ms. Schad also has extensive experience with claim construction briefings and hearings, discovery disputes, meet and confers, mediations, special master hearings, summary judgment and Daubert motions. Ms. Schad also has experience preparing and deposing both factual and expert witnesses. Ms. Schad has successfully argued determinative and discovery motions in both the Delaware and California district courts.
Ms. Schad’s practice includes implementing and litigating complex licensing programs. This includes potential target research, licensing negotiations, and litigation of complex patent portfolios.
Ms. Schad’s practice is not limited to the plaintiff’s side of the “v.” Ms. Schad has experience defending clients in patent litigations, including representing defendants who are part of joint defense groups.
Prior to working at Devlin Law Firm, Ms. Schad interned in the Global Patents Group at GlaxoSmithKline, where she worked on patent prosecution and complex biopharmaceutical patent litigation matters. Ms. Schad also previously clerked for the Honorable G. Michael Green in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, where she was exposed to a variety of civil litigation proceedings.
From law school through the present, an important part of Ms. Schad’s practice is her several pro bono cases. Ms. Schad continues to work with Philadelphia Legal Assistance and Philadelphia VIP, where she represents indigent populations in custody, support, and protection from abuse matters.
- J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2018
- B.A., Biology, University of Pennsylvania, minor in Religious Studies, 2014
Honors and Distinctions
- Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society- Fellow
- State of Pennsylvania