Elizabeth Crompton



Education and Clerkships

J.D., George Mason University School of Law, 2010, magna cum laude

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2004

B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, 1999, magna cum laude with departmental honors


District of Columbia, 2012

Virginia, 2011

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Elizabeth Crompton is an experienced trial lawyer who uses her advanced education and experience to understand complex technical matters and help clients achieve their goals.

Elizabeth concentrates on patent disputes before district courts and the Federal Circuit. She also counsels clients on infringement, validity and enforceability of patents, particularly in the chemical/biological and mechanical areas, including Hatch-Waxman, as well as design patents.

Elizabeth was selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2015-2016, 2018-2019.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "The Biologics Tango: Reading Tea Leaves on the Patent Dance and Pre-Marketing Notice Requirements," co-author, Lexology, April 27, 2017.


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Intellectual Property

IP Beacon Year in Review 2018

The Intellectual Property Law 2018 Year In Review

We are pleased to highlight some of our representative intellectual property-related client successes and publications over the past year that might be relevant to your business success in the coming year. We represented clients in 74 inter partes review/PTAB proceedings that were filed in 2018, and our patent prosecution team filed over 2,300 U.S. patent applications and helped issue more than 1,650 U.S. patents just in 2018. We also helped close the IP issues in dozens of financings, M&A transactions, and joint venture/licensing arrangements.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

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