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Samantha Noda
Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2012-present
  • Legal Skills, Pace University School of Law, 2010-present
  • Legal Research and Writing, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2009-2010


  • Founder and Principal, The Law Office of Samantha French Noda, LLC, 2008-present
  • Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, 2006-2008
  • Associate, Baker Botts, LLP, 2005-2006


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D. 2004
         Editor, Duke Law and Technology Review
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.P.H. 2008
  • Stanford University, M.S. 2005
  • Northwestern University, B.A. 2001


  • Having Their Cake and Eating It Too: The Supreme Court Permits Compliant Patent Licensees to Simultaneously Challenge Patent Validity, PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE, Spring 2007
  • The Roberts Supreme Court Takes on Patent Cases, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, Vol. 236, No. 61, Sept. 27, 2006 (co-author)
  • To Pay or Not to Pay: Supreme Court to Consider Whether Patent Licensees in Good Standing May Challenge Patent Validity, PATENT STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT, Vol. 7, No. 1, June 2006 (co-author)
  • Note, Genetic Testing in the Workplace: The Employer’s Coin Toss, 2002 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0015


  • New York State Bar
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY and EDNY


  • New York State Bar Association
         Intellectual Property Law Section
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
         Patent Law and Practice Committee
  • Legal Writing Institute