Catherine Nyarady Esq.

Paul, Weiss

Catherine Nyarady is a partner in the Litigation Department and deputy chair of the Patent Litigation Group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York. She specializes in patent litigation and is registered to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She has represented major corporate clients in patent litigation involving a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, LED and blue laser technology, biologics, pesticides, injection-molded articles, household addressable advertising, internet navigation technology, and cosmetics and various other consumer products.
Catherine is regularly recognized for her work in patent litigation by leading publications such as Chambers USA, where sources say she is “technically proficient and has a deep knowledge of patent law," and The Legal 500, where she has been described as having “the big advantage of being a top-class litigator combined with a very extensive scientific understanding” and being “very good with tough issues and witnesses." In 2017, Catherine was recognized as a “Client Service All-Star” by BTI Consulting Group. She has authored a chapter on "Settling Patent Cases" in the leading treatise on the law of settlement agreements and the settlement process, Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes: Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcement, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Catherine received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993, where she was a T.J. Watson Scholar. She received her J.D. in 1996 from Cornell Law School, where she was an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and Chancellor of the Moot Court Board.

She is the co-author of the Bloomberg Law treatise Patent Law and Practice.