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Austin R. Rossi

Austin Rossi is admitted to practice in Illinois. He is not currently admitted in the District of Columbia. He is supervised by a member of the D.C. Bar. 

Austin Rossi is an associate and a member of the IP Litigation practice group. Austin represents clients in a broad range of technologies including pharmaceuticals, surgical implants, biomedical devices, home safety systems, water filtration, and telecommunications software. 

Austin’s litigation experience extends through all aspects of patent litigation, including pre-trial preparation, fact and expert witness depositions, discovery, appellate brief drafting before the Federal circuit, as well as inter partes review proceedings. His practice also includes litigations arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. 

Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Austin served as a summer associate in the Chicago office. During this time, he conducted research for various issues related to litigation in preparation for trial. He also drafted opinion memorandum regarding potential actions of importations and risk assessment of infringement and presented research findings to various clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Austin spent two years working at the National Institutes of Health focusing his abilities on Cancer Research in human cells and mouse model systems. His research centered on understanding genome stability and integrity. While in law school, he worked as a paralegal for an intellectual property boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. During his time as a paralegal, Austin maintained the patent portfolio for several Fortune 100 companies. 

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • The Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court
     
  • Shrestha RL, Rossi A, Wangsa D, Hogan AK, Zaldana KS, Suva E, Chung YJ, Sanders CL, Difilippantonio S, Karpova TS, Karim B, Foltz DR, Fachinetti D, Aplan PD, Ried T, Basrai MA., CENP-A overexpression promotes aneuploidy with karyotypic heterogeneity, J Cell Biol. 2012 Apr. 5; 220(4):e202007195. PMID: 33620383.
  • Shrestha RL, Balachandra V, Kim JH, Rossi A, Vadlamani P, Sethi SC, Ozbun L, Lin S, Cheng KC, Chari R, Karpova TS, Pegoraro G, Foltz DR, Caplen NJ, Basrai MA., The histone H3/H4 chaperone CHAF1B prevents the mislocalization of CENP-A for chromosomal stability, J Cell Sci. 2023 May 15; 136(10):jcs260944. PMID: 37129573.
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