Chika S. Seidel

Chika S. Seidel

New York

Email chika.seidel@​

Phone +1 212 918 5731

Fax +1 212 918 3100

LanguagesEnglish, Japanese, German

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Chika Seidel has experience litigating and counseling clients on matters involving life sciences and pharmaceutical patents.

Chika's ability to communicate fluently in Japanese and English, combined with her first-hand experience in chemical and biochemical research, has allowed her to successfully counsel clients in various matters including patent litigation, inter partes review (IPR), due diligence in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, pre-suit investigation, and patent prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Prior to law school, Chika was a scientific adviser and patent agent at an intellectual property law firm in New Jersey. In law school, Chika was a judicial extern for the Honorable Patty Shwartz on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable Peter G. Sheridan on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Chika also served as the executive editor of the Seton Hall Law Review.

Education and admissions


J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude, 2016

B.A., Rutgers University, summa cum laude, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

New Jersey

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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