Chika S. Seidel

Seidel Chika

Chika Seidel’s practice focuses on complex patent litigation with an emphasis on the chemical, biological, and pharmaceutical arts.

While in law school, Chika served as executive editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Patty Shwartz in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to the Honorable Peter G. Sheridan in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Prior to law school, Chika worked as a patent agent and a scientific advisor at an intellectual property law firm based in New Jersey, where she assisted in patent litigation, pre-litigation investigations, due diligence, and patent prosecution.


Representative Clients

  • Astellas Pharma



  • J.D. cum laude Seton Hall University School of Law 2016
  • Executive editor, Seton Hall Law Review

  • B.A. summa cum laude Rutgers University 2008

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Japanese