Evan Sumner is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office.

Areas of Practice

Evan focuses his practice on patent litigation, trade secret misappropriation, and intellectual property licensing in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices.

Evan is experienced in Hatch-Waxman litigation, and leverages his technical background in pharmacology to effectively represent pharmaceutical companies in complex ANDA cases.

In addition to his litigation experience, Evan is also admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) where he files and prosecutes patents directed towards various biomedical and pharmaceutical technologies.

While pursuing his Ph.D., Evan focused his research on preparing and testing various pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.  His technical experience includes pharmacology, cellular and molecular biology, chemistry, and drug design.




J.D., University of San Diego, 2019

Ph.D., Pharmacology/Toxicology, VCU Medical School, 2016

B.S., Biology, Virginia Tech, 2010, magna cum laude


  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
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