Emily H. Miller

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.

Representative Engagements

  • 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

  • “IP in Life Sciences: Developments and Notable Topics from 2023,” moderator, Boston Bar Association IP 2023 Year in Review Conference, March 2024
  • “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

  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Choate’s Associates’ Committee

Education & Credentials

Northeastern University School of Law
JD, 2018
Managing Editor, Northeastern University Law Review
Clemson University
BA, 2015, cum laude



District of Massachusetts

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