Ropes & Gray (New York, NY)
Filko Prugo is chair of Ropes & Gray’s life sciences IP litigation practice, based in the firm’s New York office. He is a first-chair litigator and USPTO-registered attorney with over 20 years of experience handling contested patent matters on behalf of life sciences industry leaders. Filko is one of only a handful of attorneys who has argued before the PTAB in IPR proceedings, tried federal district court Hatch-Waxman cases, and argued before the Federal Circuit. He has been repeatedly recognized for his excellence in patent litigation by Legal 500, and as a leading life sciences lawyer by LMG Life Sciences. Filko has an M.S. in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in chemistry from York University where he graduated with First Class honors.