Sarah M. Goodman
Associate

Sarah Goodman is an associate and registered patent attorney who focuses her litigation and patent prosecution practice in the biopharma and biotech fields. Previously, Sarah worked in a laboratory focusing on the genetic causes of neurological disorders and in the clinical laboratory of a hospital. Sarah has experience working with large companies as well as university technology transfer offices, particularly in the field of biotechnology.

Education
  • J.D.,
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2017
  • M.S., Patent Law
    University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • B.S., Medical Biotechnology
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2012
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fed. Cir.
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2017 - Present

Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation, Indianapolis, IN
Legal Intern, 2016 - 2017

Dow AgroSciences LLC, Zionsville, IN
Legal Intern, 2015

Pearne & Gordon LLP, Cleveland, OH
Law Clerk, 2015

Zackson Law LLC, Saint Louis, MO
Patent Agent, 2013 - 2014

University of Notre Dame Office of Technology Transfer, Notre Dame, IN
Legal Intern, 2012 - 2013

Experience | Non-Legal

SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
Laboratory Assistant, 2010 - 2012

Experience | Publications
  • Myles-Worsley M, Tiobech J, Browning SR, Korn J, Goodman S, Gentile K, Melhem N, Byerley W, Faraone SV, Middleton FA, "Deletion at the SLC1A1 glutamate transporter gene co-segregates with schizophrenia and bipolar schizoaffective disorder in a 5-generation family," Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 2013, 162, 87-95.
  • Sarah Goodman and J. Gregory Chrisman, "Superpowered Form of Stare Decisis: Supreme Court Rules on Enforceability of Post-expiration Patent Royalty Provisions," The Intellectual Property Strategist, Vol. 21, No. 11 (Aug. 2015).
Press Releases & Events
September 27, 2017

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, announced its incoming class of recent law school graduates: Erik M. Bokar, Sarah M. Goodman, Judy K. He, Dan Liu, and Theresa L. Starck in Chicago; Li Gao, Ph.D., in Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Jieun Lee in Washington, D.C. The members of the class will become associate attorneys upon admission to the bar in their respective jurisdictions...

Honors
  • CALI Awards for Highest Grade in IP Transactions, Law & Biomedical Advance and Seminar in Biotechnological Innovations
  • Best Appellee Brief and Regional Quarter-Finalist, AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition
  • 1st Place, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Patent Drafting Competition
  • Regional Semi-Finalist, Intellectual Property Law Meets Competition
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Patents Division Liaison for the Section of Intellectual Property Law: Law Student Action Group

  • Life Span, Associate Board Member