Chandra Critchelow is an associate in Mayer Brown's Intellectual Property practice based in the Chicago office. Her practice focuses on pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, biotechnology, and chemical patent matters. She uses a solution-based approach to handle a variety of matters including IP litigation, patent prosecution, and transactions for US and multinational corporations. Representative matters include obtaining a motion to transfer venue in a patent infringement case out of the Eastern District of Texas for a global manufacturer of medical devices and products, and obtaining the ceiling value for a client in a patent license dispute over royalties.
Her diverse experiences in engineering, molecular biophysics, and biochemistry give her unique insight and understanding of scientific and technical issues that intersect with legal issues. Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2015, Chandra worked as a scientist in a variety of fields, including biophysics, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemical engineering, and food science.
Chandra is an Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School.