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Antons, Amanda

Amanda K. Antons, Ph.D.

Direct Tel: +1 312-705-7409
Tel: +1 312 705 7400 Fax: +1 312 705 7401

Amanda Antons is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office.  She joined the firm in 2017 from an intellectual property firm where she had practiced since 2011.  Amanda’s practice focuses on patent litigation, specifically in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Her graduate training, including work on T cell/HIV interactions, provides her with significant research experience and knowledge in the biotechnology and the life sciences industries. Amanda’s cases have dealt with a wide variety of technologies, including DNA sequencing, small-molecule therapeutics, and biologics.

Her recent representations include litigations concerning branded and biosimilar pharmaceutical products including a monoclonal antibody treatment for certain melanomas and lung cancers; a recombinant insulin treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetes; a treatment for and prevention of flea and tick infestations in pets; a lipopeptide treatment for complicated skin and skin structure infections; a treatment for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients; a erythropoietin treatment for anemia; and a monoclonal antibody a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Dr. Antons also has experience counseling clients regarding patent portfolio evaluation, including conducting diligences regarding validity of patents and the freedom to operate new technologies.

  • DePaul University College of Law
    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011)
    • Order of the Coif
  • Vanderbilt University
    (Ph.D., Microbiology & Immunology, 2008)
  • Iowa State University
    (B.S., Agricultural Biochemistry, 2003)
The State Bar of Illinois; Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Selected as a SuperLawyer Rising Star (2014-2018)