Holly Tao

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Holly Tao is a litigation associate in the Global Competition Group. Her practice focuses on complex litigation in the areas of antitrust, patent, and commercial contractual disputes, including litigation arising under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act and the Hatch-Waxman Act. Holly has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, and financial services industries in state and federal courts. Her practice also includes counseling major pharmaceutical clients on antitrust, patent, and intellectual property risk issues.

Holly is active in the firm's pro bono work, representing individuals and organizations in state administrative court and federal courts.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Education
JD
Cornell University
BS
Chemistry
Georgetown University
Languages
English

Experience

Defense of Allergan in a nationwide antitrust class action lawsuit arising from Sherman Act claims regarding an exclusive license agreement relating to Botox® Cosmetic.

Defense of a major pharmaceutical company in a litigation arising from the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act relating to its biosimilar product.

Representation of a major pharmaceutical company in a litigation arising from a contract dispute regarding a small-molecule oncology product.

Defense of an individual and corporation for claims arising under the Securities Act and Securities Exchange Act.

Publications

Congress, Courts, and Control Over Persuasive Sources of Law, Gonzaga Law Review, 2016