Alina Afinogenova is an intellectual property associate whose work focuses primarily on patent litigation. She routinely works on life sciences patent cases, involving small molecules and biologics. Alina has experience with all stages of litigation, including initial pre-suit analysis and strategy, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post-trial briefing. In addition to her litigation experience, Alina has experience with arbitration and IP due diligence.

Alina has also been involved in several of the firm’s pro bono programs, including advocating for persons seeking asylum in the United States and assisting with a death penalty appeal.


Thought Leadership


A. J. Zucco, V. D. Pozzo, A. Afinogenova, R. P. Hart, O. Devinsky, G. D'Arcangelo, "Neural progenitors derived from Tuberous Sclerosis Complex patients exhibit attenuated PI3K/AKT signaling and delayed neuronal differentiation," Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 2018.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2019
    Article Editor, Journal of Law and Technology
  • Rutgers UniversityB.A., Genetics & Economicssumma cum laude2016
    Barry Goldwater Scholarship