Emily Miller is a member of Choate’s IP Litigation Group. She represents individuals and corporations, including leading biotech, pharmaceutical, and technology companies involved in complex litigation and/or internal investigation, as well as patent infringement and trade secrets disputes.
Emily previously served as a Judicial Intern to Retired Associate Justice Margot Botsford, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and to Judge Allison D. Burroughs, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Advise multinational biotechnology company regarding future biosimilar litigation.
Counsel for leading biotechnology and life sciences company in a patent infringement litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and multiple inter partes review proceedings relating to next generation sequencing analysis.
Counsel for technology and research company in an appeal of a PTAB post-grant review decision involving a patent protecting novel inhibitors of ubiquitin-specific protease 7 (USP7).
Defend pharmaceutical company in federal investigation.
Counsel for construction company and private investors in an action alleging bad faith, intentional misconduct, and violations of an operating agreement related to a real estate development in Boston, MA.
Assisted in obtaining a seven figure award for investment banking firm following a trial conducted pursuant to the UNCITRAL arbitration rules.
- Conducted interviews of women incarcerated in Massachusetts in connection with the Women’s Incarceration Conditions and Reentry Project (Women’s Project) at Prisoners’ Legal Services. The goal of the Women’s Project is to better understand and serve the unique needs of incarcerated women and improve the legal services provided.
- Represented individuals through the Lawyers Clearinghouse’s Legal Clinics for the Homeless in a landlord-tenant dispute relating to claims to compensation under a number of Massachusetts statutes, including the security deposit statute and the quiet enjoyment statute. Through negotiations, the matter resulted in a successful settlement of an amount equal to three-times the original security deposit plus additional compensation.
Publications and Presentations
- “Transition Into Practice: Practical Tips for New Lawyers,” panelist, Massachusetts Bar Association, June 2023.
- “What’s Next? With PISA: Building A Career With Your Political Science Or Int’l Affairs Degree,” panelist, Northeastern University, November 2018.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Participant in the USPTO’s inaugural Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) America Invents Act (AIA) trials mock argument, August 2020
Education & Credentials
- Northeastern University School of Law
- JD, 2018
- Managing Editor, Northeastern University Law Review
- Clemson University
- BA, 2015, cum laude
District of Massachusetts
Key takeaways compiled by Choate attorneys who recently participated in the IPWatchdog Life Sciences Masters, which provided insights on the latest updates and trends in intellectual property law and the biopharmaceutical industry.
Steph Schonewald, Sophie Wang and Emily Miller discuss the recent memo issued by USPTO Director Vidal concerning the Fintiv factors and discretionary denials in AIA post-grant proceedings.
From September 22-24, 2021, Choate was a sponsor of the PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference in Washington D.C., where more than 150 practitioners, in-house counsel, and attorneys from law firms gathered to hear the latest updates and trends. Below are key takeaways from the conference.
Emily Miller, associate in Choate’s Litigation Group, spoke on the panel “What’s Next? With PISA: Building A Career With Your Political Science Or Int’l Affairs Degree” hosted by Northeastern University and PISA, the Political Science and International Affairs Student Association on Wednesday, November 28.