Sarah M. Goodman

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.

  • 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...

  • 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
  • Life Span, Associate Board Member