Madison represents biopharmaceutical and medical device clients in patent litigation, strategic patent/regulatory counseling and transactional matters. She has served as lead counsel in patent infringement cases in multiple jurisdictions and in the Federal Circuit. She is a registered patent attorney and has particular expertise in patent and regulatory strategy and opinion matters, including market access strategies for small molecules, biologics, biosimilars and combination products. She has particular expertise in claim construction and is available for Special Master or patent law expert assignments. She clerked for the Hon. Helen W. Nies, former Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit, and frequently lectures on Federal Circuit case law developments and patent/regulatory issues. Madison also handles transactional matters, including drafting and negotiating clinical trial agreements, licensing agreements, co-development/promotion agreements. Madison previously was a partner at Alston & Bird LLP, and at Townsend Townsend and Crew. She is admitted to the California bar and has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer in IP Litigation from 2009-2017 and Top Women in IP Litigation in Northern California from 2013-2017.

LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area, CA


CURRENT FIRM: Jellins Christensen LLP

PRIOR FIRM(S): Alston & Bird  |  Cooley  |  Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

LAW SCHOOL: University of San Francisco

ADVANCED DEGREES: M.S. Biological Sciences, Stanford University

HONORS AND AWARDS: Northern California Super Lawyer IP Litigation 2009-2013; Top Women in IP Litigation 2013-2017.


Intellectual Property

(Licensing Transactions, Litigation — Patent, Outside General Counsel, Patent Law, Patent Prosecution, Counseling and Strategy)


(Compliance, Litigation and Counseling, Transactional)


(FDA | FTC | Health Care and HIPAA)

INDUSTRY: Life sciences, pharmaceutical, biologics, medical devices, health care, chemical

NOTABLE ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Lead patent litigation counsel; lead appellate advocate at Federal Circuit; frequent lecturer on Federal Circuit patent law, patent and regulatory issues for biopharmaceutical and medical device industries