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Colin G. Sandercock



Colin Sandercock practices in the areas of patent litigation, procurement, management and enforcement of domestic and foreign patent portfolios, licensing and license disputes, and opinions relating to infringement, validity and freedom to operate.  His technical experience includes biotechnologies, analytical diagnostics, pharmaceutical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistries, material sciences, solar devices, batteries, software-driven monitoring systems for use in the healthcare field, medical devices, and chemical and biochemical engineering.

Colin has served as an adjunct professor of law at George Washington University Law School, lecturing on the licensing of intellectual property rights, and on the AAA Patent Advisory Committee for patent Disputes. He has also served as legal counsel to CENSA (Collaborative Electronic Notebook Systems Association) and frequently lectures on the topics of electronic record keeping for use in research, litigation and interferences.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as an IP Star by Managing IP, 2013
  • Listed in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, Litigation Bronze Band, 2013 - 2014
  • Listed in LMG Life Sciences 2012 and LMG Life Sciences 2013 as a "Life Sciences Star" 
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2007 - Present: Biotechnology Law; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law
  • Listed in Washington D.C. Super Lawyers, as "one of the top attorneys in the Washington, D.C.," Metro Area in the field of Intellectual Property law, 2008 - 2009, 2012 - 2014
  • Ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2009 - present

Professional Leadership

Related Employment

  • Proskauer Rose, Washington, D.C., Partner, Co-Chair, National Life Sciences Practice Group


  • The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S.E., 1980
  • Moravian College, B.S., 1978

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin